Russell Woods Nardin Park

Project Overview

The City of Detroit in conjunction with Lorcan O’ Herlihy Architects (LOHA) will develop a comprehensive neighborhood plan for Russell Woods and Nardin Park.

This neighborhood plan will recognize part of our framework strategy and protect a residential neighborhood within Russell Woods/ Nardin Park boundaries. The framework plan will highlight and protect the character of the neighborhoods future development.


Russellwoods Nardin Park - project map


The Neighborhood Framework Plan will:

  • Create the potential to maintain historic distinctive character in neighborhoods
  • Promote active pedestrian-friendly streets
  • Support reuse of existing residential and commercial buildings
  • Promote retention of affordable housing
  • Establish a conservation overlay to enhance historic character
  • Enhance and improve neighborhood open space
  • Improve streetscape and access to transportation