Detroit Works Project
Starting this week, about 5,000 households on the city’s northwest side will join the 24,000 homes that already have their recycling picked up.
Detroit residents are getting a chance to voice their opinions about Detroit neighborhoods.
A company that wants to put vacant Detroit land to agricultural use may be allowed to buy about 175 acres on which to grow and harvest timber under a plan expected to be considered soon.
The sessions focus on how to make city neighborhoods more viable, how to keep current residents and attract new ones, and how to re-energize the city’s economy.
Representatives of the Detroit Works long-term planning team will share new research with residents and give them an opportunity to weigh in on what improvements they would like to see in their neighborhood.
WWJ got a closer look at the Detroit Works Project, and learned how more than 150 people are taking advantage of matching grants to make improvements to their homes in the city’s core neighborhoods.
Media Genesis, a Troy-based Internet services firm, collaborated with Citizens Bank and The Detroit Works Project to brand, design and build the “Call it Home” Web site
Chase bank is making a $1 million donation to help Detroit Police Officers and city workers move back into the city.
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing has just announced his latest plans to reshape the city.
Shutting off water lines, turning off streets lights and eliminating roads are some of the options being considered as part of Detroit Mayor Dave Bing’s efforts to reshape the city.