STORIES


Stories of growth, stories of impact, stories from our community.

The Dequindre Cut

Outdoor Spaces that Transform Communities The public spaces in our communities say a lot about our values and priorities. Well-conceived public spaces provide a sense of culture and place. They...

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2016 Fall REPORT Newsletter

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The Dequindre Cut: An Homage to the Past and a Symbol of Detroit’s Future

(This piece was originally published in the Detroit Free Press May 1, 2016. Posted here with permission.) A decade ago, a railroad under Lafayette and Jefferson roads, just west of...

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I Heard It Through the Grapevine: Motown’s Prospects Are Looking Up The Huffington Post

However improbable it might have seemed twenty, five, or even two years ago, Detroit could well be on the verge of a major turnaround that could make it one of...

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Expanding Greenways

In 2013, work began on the long-awaited extension of the Dequindre Cut greenway. The landscaped hiking and biking path will continue north through the Eastern Market to Mack Avenue, where...

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Detroit GreenWays Coalition becomes City-Wide Nonprofit

Organization Formally Requests 501(C)3 Status in February DETROIT—With a mission to create, conserve and promote greenways and green spaces in order to connect people, places and nature, the Detroit Greenways...

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Greening Of Detroit Receives Greenways Maintenance Grants

Funding to Keep Greenways Clean, Safe For Immediate Release DETROIT—The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, through its GreenWays Initiative, has awarded a grant in the amount of $147,433 to The...

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