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140 Acres Of Blighted Detroit Property May Soon Be Green

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/18/2013

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Nonprofit Fights Blight Through ‘Greening Of Detroit’

“In this neighborhood the people said they wanted this to be the greenest neighborhood in the city.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/30/2013

Detroit Looks At Goats, Sheep To Trim Overgrown Lots

“It’s been proven to save money and it’s an inventive way to address some issues that we all have.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/25/2013

This illustration shows a future nature spot in what used to be a garbage-filled, vacant lot in Detroit. (credit: The Greening of Detroit)

Group Transforms Vacant Detroit Lots Into Nature Areas

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/06/2013

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Detroit Medical Center Drops Plans For Royal Oak Facility

The Detroit Medical Center is no longer looking to build a $50 million outpatient facility in Royal Oak.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/21/2013

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DMC Coming To Royal Oak?

The DMC is proposing a $50 million outpatient facility on some now vacant land.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/10/2012

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Detroit Vacant Lot To Be Turned Into Veterans Park

Dozens of volunteers plan to team up to turn a vacant lot in Detroit into a veterans park.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/05/2011

Detroit's 4th Land Use Forum On Southwest Side

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.

09/21/2010

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