September

September 15, 2020

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Fall 2020 Newsletter

September 15, 2020 -[DETROIT] -You can read the newest edition of the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy’s newsletter online now! The quarterly publication features construction news, in-the-know stories, updates, a calendar, photos and more about the exciting happenings on the dynamic...

August

August 26, 2020

WORK BEGINS THIS WEEK ON A $2.9M CLEANUP OF CONTAMINATED SEDIMENTS ALONG THE DETROIT RIVER

    DETROIT [August 26, 2020] – Work began this week on a $2.9 million project led by the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that will clean up a portion of contaminated sediment along the Detroit River and set the stage for the...

August 29, 2019

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Summer 2019 Newsletter

August 29, 2019 -[DETROIT] -You can read the newest edition of the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy’s newsletter online now! The quarterly publication features construction news, in-the-know stories, updates, a calendar, photos and more about the exciting happenings on the dynamic...

August 29, 2019

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Seeks Executive Assistant to the President & CEO

The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy is seeking a candidate with 5+ years experience to provide administrative and planning support to the President & CEO. Responsibilities include scheduling and coordinating meetings; preparing briefing and presentation materials; and support for...

August 30, 2018

Detroit RiverFront Conservancy Summer Newsletter

August 30, 2018 -[DETROIT] -You can read the newest edition of the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy’s newsletter online now! The quarterly publication features construction news, in-the-know stories, updates, a calendar, photos and more about the exciting happenings on the dynamic...

August 29, 2018

Summer Fun: Detroit RiverFront Conservancy Breaks Ground on Much-Anticipated Atwater Beach Project

For Immediate Release Summer Fun: Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Breaks Ground on Much-Anticipated Atwater Beach Project Funders unite to create a new community space where everyone is welcome. DETROIT, August 27, 2018 – With the glistening Detroit River as the backdrop, the public...

June

June 21, 2020

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy is seeking seasonal operations support for park operations

The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy is seeking seasonal support for our park operations along the RiverWalk. Please click on the buttons below for more information about the positions and how to apply. Applications are rolling. Operations Assistant Application   

June 3, 2019

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Spring 2019 Newsletter

June 3, 2019 -[DETROIT] -You can read the newest edition of the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy’s newsletter online now! The quarterly publication features construction news, in-the-know stories, updates, a calendar, photos and more about the exciting happenings on the dynamic...

May

May 1, 2020

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Spring Newsletter

You can read the newest edition of the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy’s newsletter online now! The quarterly publication features construction news, in-the-know stories, updates, a calendar, photos and more about the exciting happenings on the dynamic Detroit Riverfront. It's so...

May 9, 2019

2019 Detroit River Days announced

 DETROIT [May 9, 2019 ] – The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy announced details today regarding Detroit’s kickoff to summer, the 13th Annual Detroit River Days presented by Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort on June 21-23, 2019. This year’s Detroit River Days will be held at a new...

March

March 24, 2020

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy during Governor Whitmer's "Stay at Home, Stay Safe"

March 24, 2020 - DETROIT-  The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy team would like to let everyone know that the RiverWalk and the Dequindre Cut Greenway are open daily from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. during Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s "Stay at Home, Stay Safe" order that took effect today. The...

March 11, 2019

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy seeks seasonal event support

The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy is hiring two production assistants and one site manager that will work with our events and programming teams this summer. Please click on the buttons below for more information about the positions and how to apply. Deadline to apply is April 3.  ...

January

January 23, 2020

EPA and Conservancy partner on $2.5 million project to clean up Detroit River

  DETROIT (Jan. 22, 2020) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has signed a $2.5 million agreement to design a project that will remediate contaminated sediment and create a substantial new habitat at the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Centennial Park, a waterfront park being...

December

December 12, 2019

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Fall/Winter Newsletter

December 16, 2019 -[DETROIT] -You can read the newest edition of the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy’s newsletter online now! The quarterly publication features construction news, in-the-know stories, updates, a calendar, photos and more about the exciting happenings on the dynamic...

November

November 20, 2019

RiverWalk Closed from GM Plaza to Cullen Plaza

A privately-owned recreational boat struck the RiverWalk between GM Plaza and Cullen Plaza early this morning.   Thankfully, no one was hurt, but the marine railing was significantly damaged.  As a result, that portion of the RiverWalk will be closed until the Detroit Riverfront...

October

October 19, 2019

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Statement on the passing of Gov. William Milliken

October 19, 2019 - [DETROIT] - “Governor Milliken was a great friend and a tremendous leader for our state.  He was also a great friend of the Detroit Riverfront. As the longest-serving governor in the State of Michigan’s history, William Milliken was a tireless advocate for the...

October 17, 2018

Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation Announces $200 Million Investment in Parks & Trails Initiative

Detroit, MI/Buffalo, NY (Oct. 17, 2018) – The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation today announced a $200 million investment in parks and trails in Southeast Michigan and Western New York. The gift honors the Foundation’s namesake, Ralph C. Wilson, Jr, on the 100th anniversary of his...

July

July 10, 2019

2018 Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Annual Report

July 10, 2019 -[DETROIT] -You can read the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy’s 2018 Annual Report online now! Click here to read the 2018 Annual Report.

July 18, 2018

Detroit riverfront conservancy announces winning firm of international design competition to reimagine West Riverfront Park

NEW YORK-BASED MICHAEL VAN VALKENBURGH ASSOCIATES – DESIGNERS OF BROOKLYN BRIDGE PARK IN NEW YORK CITY AND MAGGIE DALEY PARK IN CHICAGO – SELECTED TO TRANSFORM DETROIT’S WEST RIVERFRONT PARK INTO WORLD-CLASS GATHERING PLACE DETROIT, April 10, 2018 – The Detroit RiverFront...

July 18, 2018

Four international design firms bring creative visions to reimagine 22-acre park on Detroit’s West Riverfront

TRANSFORMED WEST RIVERFRONT PARK WILL BE LATEST JEWEL IN THE CONTINUED REVITALIZATION OF 5.5 MILES OF DETROIT WATERFRONT Firms that designed the High Line, Maggie Daley Park, de Young Museum Gardens and the Lurie Garden at Millennium Park are in Detroit for final selection round....

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