November

November 12, 2020

The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy and Huron-Clinton Metroparks Announce Major Partnership

DETROIT (November 12, 2020) – The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy and Huron-Clinton Metroparks announced today a multi-year, pilot partnership that focuses on widening access to new programs and recreation for city and suburban families, and leverages the world-class parks, greenways...

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...

January

January 14, 2021

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Seeks Public Spaces Coordinator

January 15, 2021 - [DETROIT] - The Detroit RiverFront Conservancy seeks a Public Spaces Coordinator to join our programming team.  The Public Space Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating public program offerings on the Detroit RiverWalk and Dequindre Cut, assist in...

January 4, 2021

Joseph Campau Greenway

With Phase One between Jefferson Avenue and Robert Bradby Drive now complete, contractors with the City of Detroit are working on Phase Two of the Joseph Campau Greenway project, which will extend the path to Vernor.  When complete in 2021, this crucial greenway will provide...

January 4, 2021

May Creek

The Conservancy will soon wrap up the design stage for the May Creek Greenway, a project that will provide safe and convenient access to the West Riverfront from Corktown.  Construction is slated to begin in late spring 2021.   

January 4, 2021

Uniroyal Promenade

Construction on the Uniroyal Promenade project began in August 2020 with the instillation of a sediment cap in the river. Now that the sediment cap is in place, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will begin bringing in riprap, which are large stones that will be placed...

January 4, 2021

DDA Parcel

Construction of the Riverwalk along the Downtown Development Authority-owned property just west of Riverfront Towers will begin in summer 2021. This section of Riverwalk will connect the Riverfront Towers boardwalk with the new Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Centennial Park.   Currently, the...

January 4, 2021

Riverfront Towers

Security cameras are up and running on the picturesque boardwalk along the Riverfront Towers property.  Completed in June 2020, this section of Riverwalk will open to visitors when connections to the Riverwalk east and west of the property can be made.   

January 4, 2021

The Platform Parcel

This new section of Riverwalk, which runs from just west of the former site of Joe Louis Area to the eastern edge of Riverfront Towers along the Platform property, opened in summer 2020.  It features lush landscaping, security cameras, benches, light posts and marine railing. The...

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 17, 2020

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Winter Newsletter

December 17, 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...

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...

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...

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   

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...

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...

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...

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