November

November 11, 2013

West Riverfront

Construction Project : 1801 West Jefferson

The riverfront revitalization marches westward with the upcoming completion of the 1801 W. Jefferson parcel. The 20-acre land parcel will be a safe and accessible location for visitors to walk, bike and fish.  Wide expanses of lush green space are visible from the river and from the...

September

September 3, 2013

Uniroyal Clean-up

Construction Project : Uniroyal Site

Efforts continue at the former Uniroyal factory site. Contaminated dirt is carefully excavated and replaced with pollutant free soil and clay. This stage of the reclamation project focuses on the western third of the 43-acre site.

September 3, 2013

1801 West Jefferson

Construction Project : 1801 West Jefferson

The riverfront revitalization marches westward with the upcoming completion of the 1801 W. Jefferson parcel. The 20-acre land parcel will be a safe and accessible location for visitors to walk, bike and fish.  Wide expanses of lush green space are visible from the river and from the...

August

August 20, 2013

Detroit riverfront development continues regardless of what happens at ‘contaminated’ park

MLive (August 20, 2013): While a 20-acre park along Detroit’s riverfront sits idle and collects trash, the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy continues to work on a 5.5-mile project that will eventually abut Riverside Park, which has been semi-closed since 2012 due to [claims of]...

August 17, 2013

Mt. Elliott Park

Construction Project : Mt. Elliott Park

Construction on Mt. Elliott Park’s much anticipated transformation is nearing completion.  Right now, mechanical and electrical systems are undergoing inspection in preparation for the winter months. The final inspection of the water feature will occur in early spring, prior to the...

August 4, 2013

Projects add up to big changes for downtown Detroit

Detroit Free Press (August 4, 2013): Major changes are coming to downtown Detroit soon. Most of the big projects on tap have been announced and some are even under construction. But the cumulative impact may not have sunk into the public’s consciousness yet... Read the full story at...

July

July 28, 2013

Rivertown plan seen as catalyst for more development

Crain's Detroit Business (July 28, 2013): An ambitious plan announced last week to build a $55 million mixed-use residential and retail development along the Detroit riverfront is viewed as a way to jump-start other east riverfront projects... Read the rest of the story at...

July 7, 2013

Detroit riverfront adds beach volleyball, lounge chairs and more

MLive (July 07, 2013): The Campus Martius beach is no longer the only sandy spot in Detroit. The Detroit riverfront has expanded its riverfront actives at Rivard Plaza with the addition of a beach volleyball court, free yoga, giant board games, lounge chairs to soak in some sun and...

June

June 3, 2013

Detroit RiverWalk brings millions of dollars to city, study says

Detroit Free Press (June 3, 2013): The Detroit RiverFront Conservancy is celebrating its 10th anniversary this week with a new economic impact study showing millions of dollars in benefits for the city from the operation of the RiverWalk... Read the rest of the story at Freep.com

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