“Detroit needs to be open to creative solutions that utilizes the existing space and provides more for residents,” said Silver, a former competitive rider and Detroit school teacher.
A company that wants to put vacant Detroit land to agricultural use is moving forward with plans to clear blighted properties for a large-scale tree-growing project after getting the OK to use 140 acres on the city’s east side, officials announced Friday.
“In this neighborhood the people said they wanted this to be the greenest neighborhood in the city.”
“It’s been proven to save money and it’s an inventive way to address some issues that we all have.”
The lots are being transformed from dumping grounds into nature spots with trees and wildflower gardens, paid for by the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department.
The Detroit Medical Center is no longer looking to build a $50 million outpatient facility in Royal Oak.
The DMC is proposing a $50 million outpatient facility on some now vacant land.
Dozens of volunteers plan to team up to turn a vacant lot in Detroit into a veterans park.
The latest community meeting on Detroit Mayor Dave Bing’s plans for reshaping Detroit will be held on the city’s southwest side Tuesday evening.