Downtown Detroit parks, real estate projects to benefit from DDP’s new $13.74 million state grant

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Crain’s Detroit Business – Parks in downtown Detroit will get a makeover as a result of $13.74 million the Downtown Detroit Partnership was awarded Wednesday.

That grant is one of 22 approved by the Michigan Strategic Fund board totaling $83.8 million for municipalities, organizations and developers to fund real estate rehabilitation and place-based infrastructure projects.

In metro Detroit, the awardees are the DDP, the city of Ecorse ($1 million), the Wyandotte Downtown Development Authority ($1 million), the city of Mount Clemens ($813,282) and the East Dearborn Downtown Development Authority ($787,718).

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