Midwest Tireman

Making Connections to New Opportunities

What is Midwest-Tireman?

Midwest-Tireman, or “The Study Area,” is the name of the framework study area. The framework name, Midwest-Tireman, is a combination of two “official” names of the neighborhood. The Department of Neighborhoods  (DON) refers to the neighborhood as “Midwest”; whereas the City of Detroit’s Master Plan refers to the same area as “Tireman”. 
The advent of the Joe Louis Greenway highlights the crossroads in which this neighborhood lies. We will promote the theme “Making Connections with New Opportunities”  to emphasize the nodes created from the Greenway’s path as well as existing major thoroughfares that connect this neighborhood to the rest of the city. 

The Framework

The City of Detroit’s Planning and Development Department (PDD) is preparing a framework study for the Midwest-Tireman neighborhood to kick off in September 2022. The study is an acknowledgment of the future impact of the Joe Louis Greenway (JLG) - the first segment of which is in the neighborhood, challenges of a low-density neighborhood, and the potential opportunities in future development because of its location, and past industrial assemblage. PDD will work with our partners including but not limited to the city of Detroit government (HRD, DWSD, DPW, GSD, DON), allied agencies (DEGC, Invest Detroit), residents, and businesses to realize a framework for future growth, noting challenges ahead, and strategizing for opportunities ahead in this 2.85 sq mi area.

Midwest-Tireman Framework map

 

Framework Elements

Midwest-Tireman Framework Elements

Midwest-Tireman At A Glance

Midwest-Tireman At A Glance July 2022

 

Midwest-Tireman At A Glance 2 July 2022

 

Framework Timeline

Framework Timeline July 2022

Joe Louis Greenway

“The Joe Louis Greenway is a recreational pathway that will unify Detroit’s neighborhoods, people, and parks. Through this greenway, we strive to honor Joe Louis by providing equitable spaces through arts, programming, and economic opportunities for all.” – General Services Department

Joe Louis Greenway July 2022

 

More information on the Joe Louis Greenway can be found here.

 

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Midwest-Tireman Community Presentations and Information

  1. Community Outreach Ordinance Presentation for June 27, 2022 and July 11, 2022

  2. Community Outreach Ordinance Presentation from July 11, 2022 (full DON Cast Recording