Detroit Future City Strategic Framework Plan

HAA was the lead consultant on the Strategic Framework Planning Team, working with Toni Griffin of Urban Planning & Design for the American City. Through collaboration with Ms. Griffin and a team of local, national, and international planning experts, the Detroit Future City Strategic Framework Plan emerged as a comprehensive, action-oriented blueprint for near and long range decision-making, including a physical vision, policies and implementation strategies, and assignments of implementation responsibilities.
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Planning / Urban Design / 2012

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A comprehensive, action-oriented blueprint for near and long range decision-making for Detroit."

Published in 2012, the Strategic Framework Plan works with a newly formed broad steering committee, including community leaders, foundations, city representative, business representatives. It includes new land-use, infrastructure, transportation, and economic development strategies and provides an informed context within which the City of Detroit may craft additional short-term actions. Click here to view the full report.

HAA’s work on the Strategic Framework Plan, and several other local planning, and urban design efforts within Michigan’s urban areas, has equipped our project teams with a remarkably deep level of local understanding and data resources.

Disciplines

  • Planning / Urban Design

Type(s)

Services

  • Blue / green infrastructure
  • Community Engagement
  • Stormwater Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Urban Design
  • Urban Planning

Client

  • Detroit Economic Growth Corporation

LOCATION

  • Detroit, MI

AWARDS

  • 2013 AMERICAN SOCIETY OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS- MICHIGAN HONOR AWARD
  • 2013 MICHIGAN ASSOCIATION OF PLANNING- DANIEL BURNHAM AWARD FOR COMPREHENSIVE PLAN
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