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Where industry and ecology collide: The future of the lower Rouge, Detroit's other riverfront

In Southwest Detroit, industry, ecology, and history collide where the Fort Street Bridge spans the lower Rouge River. The Fort Rouge Gateway Project is an effort to showcase this uniquely Detroit geography and bring people closer to Detroit's less-heralded riverfront.

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ASSEMBLE@Mackinac to bring new voices to the policy conversation

The people behind ASSEMBLE are hosting an event concurrent with the Mackinac Policy Conference with the goal of expanding access to Detroit policy discussions.


Detroit may be bankrupt, but itís 600 feet above sea level

In part three of his series on neighborhood, Francis Grunow goes big picture and places Detroit within a context of global warming, blue/green infrastructure and sustainability over the next 100 years.      


Go blue, go green

Our series on blue-green infrastructure wrapped at a recent speaker series event that featured a panel of experts, business people, and activists who discussed the need for the region to embrace its identity as a Great Lakes metropolis. Project editor Matthew Lewis recaps.


Rainwater man of Southwest Detroit

Meet Jeff Klein, whose business, Detroit Farm and Garden in Southwest Detroit, was opened with a mission to provide quality gardening, farming and landscape resources to the community. Matthew Lewis ties it all to the region's blue-green movement.
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