The Future of Detroit's Past

Grunow, Francis
September 2010
Next American City;Fall2010, Issue 28, p12
The article discusses a strategy for preserving the urban fabric of Detroit, Michigan which has the priorities of neighborhood stabilization, blight removal and integration of previous plans. It is stated that citizens can be engaged for the protection of key sites, that a 1981 preservation study can be updated and adopted and that Sanborn Maps can be consulted in planning the course for development. Threatened structures like the central train station can reportedly be remodeled for other uses such as a concert backdrop.


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