INFORMATION

Published: 2012

/ Student Work

Vacant to Viable: Strategies for Addressing Commercial Corridors in Detroit

Abstract

Changes in population, shopping habits, and retail industry structure have left commercial corridors with many vacant buildings and much empty land. This plan suggests approaches to achieving four goals – improve safety, improve appearance, promote property owner accountability, and transition and focus commercial corridor activity.

Students

Adams, Choike, Evenhouse, Lin, Newman, Silveira, Smitt, Vera

Faculty

Dewar, Dueweke

Details

  • Community Partner: Detroit Vacant Property Campaign and two business associations
  • Location: Detroit
  • Pages: 118
  • Year: 2010
  • Topic: Economic Development, Environment + Land Use

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