Detroit 2020: A Year Into the Future Part 1
A Chevrolet Volt assembly line winds through the streets of Hamtramck, Michigan, a city within a city in the heart of Detroit. As the local workers build this pioneering extended-range electric vehicle, the citizens of this American manufacturing town look on filled with pride. For more information about Chevrolet Volt visit www.chevrolet.com/volt
The non-profit Detroit RiverFront Conservancy was formed in 2003 with the mission of bringing public access to Detroit’s Riverfront and serving as a catalyst for economic development in the city. The ultimate vision is to develop five and a half miles of riverfront from the Ambassador Bridge to just east of the MacArthur (Belle Isle) Bridge.
One goal of the University of Detroit Mercy Home Ownership Plan is to help revitalize the Livernois corridor. University president, Antoine Garibaldi explained, “What we provide is a $5000 forgivable loan which individuals can use toward a down payment, closing costs or some other related expenses.” The homeowner has to work with the University for five years, and then the entire loan is forgiven.
Tuesday, January 17th, 2012
by Detroit Symphony Orchestra
DETROIT, (Jan. 17, 2012) – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) is honored to announce that successful year-end fundraising culminated in a six-figure grant from the McGregor Fund, which will help support all aspects of operations at the DSO including our exciting new performance season with the metro Detroit community.