Detroit Greenways Study: Building the Riverfront Greenway

The State of Greenway Investments along the Detroit River

The vision of a continuous greenway along the Detroit River seemed like a dream only a few years ago. But today, communities and businesses in Greater Detroit are redefining their relationship to the river and championing linked greenways along its entire length.



Published January 01, 2001

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