About the Project, Partners & Contact

Between January 2019 and March 2020, the Cody Rouge & Warrendale Neighborhood Framework will bring together city government, neighborhood organizations, residents, and more to create a youth-centric neighborhood plan. Public discussions, youth programs, and community events will address and identify actionable projects for four main neighborhood ingredients:
     1. Streets & Getting Around
     2. Houses & Apartments
     3. Businesses & Jobs
     4. Parks & Public Lands
   with special consideration for
     + Places for Young People
     + Health, Education & Safety
     + Supporting Resident Organizations


Project sponsors
City of Detroit Planning & Development Department
The Cody Rouge Project (DTE Energy, General Motors, Quicken Loans, and The Skillman Foundation)

Organizational Steering Committee
City of Detroit Department of Neighborhoods District 7
Cody Rouge Community Action Alliance
Cody Rouge Faith Alliance
Franklin Park Neighborhood Association
Friends of Rouge Park
Joy Community Association
Joy-Southfield CDC 
Islamic Center of Detroit
Warren Avenue Community Organization
Warrendale Community Organization

Consultant team
with Centric Design Studio, Hinge Collective, Marc Norman/Ideas & Action, Michael Marshall Design, Public Workshop, The Work Department, University of Orange

Learn more & get involved!
Matt Williams
City of Detroit Planning & Development Department
(313) 224-5594

“Huntington Bank gives $5M to boost Detroit’s Warrendale area,” Detroit News, 8/21/19

“Teens join planning process to develop Detroit’s Warrendale neighborhood,” ClickOnDetroit, 8/21/19

“Ohio-based Huntington Bank Commits $5M to Revitalize Detroit Neighborhoods,” DBusiness.com, 8/21/19