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Detroit Considers Plans for New Riverfront Park

The city made the bold decision to preserve 22 acres of land rather than sell to developers.

Last week, Detroit officials listened to four potential plans for a new park on a 22-acre space on the west riverfront. Rather than sell to developers, city officials decided to keep the land public. The options presented included adding more running and biking trails, building climbing equipment, and landscaping the space.