May

May 11, 2021

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Begins Construction On Final Piece of East Riverfront

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Begins Construction On Final Piece of East Riverfront - 3.5 miles of Riverwalk to Connect World-Class Parks and Belle Isle and General Motors Announces $2.5 Million Gift to Detroit Riverfront Conservancy  Uniroyal site project will complete...

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...

April

April 16, 2021

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Spring Newsletter

April 16, 2021 -[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...

January

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 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...

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 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 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...

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...

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.  ...

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.

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