The Transformation of the Detroit International Riverfront by ert554898

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									 The Transformation of the
Detroit International Riverfront
The Detroit Riverfront Vision
Vision: RiverWalk
Vision: Port Authority
Vision: GM Plaza &
Promenade




                     Reality!
Vision: Rivard Plaza




Rivard
Vision: Tri-Centennial State
       Park & Harbor




                       Harbor: Reality!
           State Park Mission
           •Serve as a “Gateway” to discover Michigan State Parks
           •Interpret Michigan’s natural resources and their
           relationship to our economic history
           •Connect with Detroit’s riverfront parks and adjacent
           neighborhoods
           •Provide recreational opportunities for urban residents
           and visitors
           •Empower Detroiters to embrace conservation careers
Vision: Tri-Centennial State
       Park & Harbor
                    To Dequindre Cut
Vision: Chene Park
Vision: Talon/Omni
Vision: Uniroyal Site




           - Linkages to Development
           - Work with Developer
           - Integrated Design
Vision: Gabriel Richard Park




                           Gabriel Richard
   Vision:       •Wayfinding Signage
Environmental   Interpretative Elements
                   Donor Recognition
  Graphics
Vision: Vessel Docking
     Opportunities
Vision: Environmental
      Sensitivity
             Vision: The West Riverfront
West Grand
              The Detroit RiverFront
•
                  Conservancy, Inc.
    Non-profit 501(c)(3) organization
    – Responsible for the establishment, improvement, operation, maintenance,
      security and programming of the Detroit RiverWalk and green spaces along
      the river
    – Responsible to a diverse 44-member board and committee structure
      manages conservancy
    – President & CEO along with dedicated to staff run the day-to-day
      operations
• Funding
    – More than $83 million raised to date
    – East Riverfront fundraising goal: $140 million
    – Kresge Challenge Grants
        • $50 million in grants, awarded based on completion of key milestones and securing financial
          commitments
    – Public funding
    – Enormous thanks to our donors & contributors!
    – More work to be done
• Stay tuned!
    – www.detroitriverfront.org

								
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