9 things to know about the (very urbanist) future of Detroit’s Eastern Market

Rendering of a proposed "green alley" in Eastern Market, via Olin.
Rendering of a proposed “green alley” in Eastern Market, via Olin.

Eastern Market already occupies near-mythic status in the fabric of Detroit’s civic life. But if you want to ponder some fascinating ideas about the future vision for the district (or you’re a wonk who loves urban planning studies, like me), then you’re in for a treat reading “Eastern Market 2025 Strategy.”

I went through the whole 114-page report, which was done by Philadelphia- and Los Angeles-based urban planners Olin, and compiled these takeaways.

Read the rest of my post on Daily Detroit.

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