What's Up in the D
There is the Detroit you hear about and think you know...and then there is the Detroit experienced at the League's 2013 Convention. But don't take our word for it. Check out some of these videos and see what others are saying too:
Placemaking, Detroit Style
Successful placemaking is not about implementing a “one size fits all” step-by-step method that works in every situation. It is a dynamic, strategic approach to economic revitalization based on individually evaluating each community’s strengths and weaknesses in the core “quality of life” issues—and then developing tools and strategies that use those strengths to meet the challenges at hand.
The following case studies show some of the ways Detroiters have successfully enhanced their sense of place using this dynamic approach in creative and surprising ways.
The Alley Project (TAP)
Detroit City Futbol League
Artist Village Detroit