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Gratiot / 7 Mile Framework Plan
City leaders and residents will be coming together this year to create a plan for the neighborhoods near Gratiot and 7 Mile in northeast Detroit. The Gratiot/7 Mile Neighborhood Framework Plan is a city-led plan of action, co-crafted by residents to guide future growth and investment in the neighborhood. Several plans are being conducted citywide, including in the Gratiot/7 Mile area. This project will be supported by the Strategic Neighborhood Fund, which is a commitment to implementing the recommendations of this plan and those in nine other areas of Detroit.
The Gratiot/7 Mile planning area includes neighborhoods bounded by East 8 Mile Road, Kelly Road, Houston- Whittier Avenue, and Schoenherr Road. The plan will look at stabilizing single family neighborhoods, multi-family housing and retail opportunities, as well as park, greenway, and streetscape improvements. Planning activities will begin in 2019.
How you can get ready & involved:
- Tell your neighbors about the planning process and invite them to participate
- Attend town halls and related community events about the plan
- Share your neighborhood stories, experiences, and ideas with us!