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Tiorted
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Post Number: 53
Registered: 02-2006
Posted on Wednesday, February 14, 2007 - 12:58 am: Edit PostDelete PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

http://www.freep.com/apps/pbcs .dll/article?AID=/20070213/COL 06/302130003

February 13, 2007
BY TOM WALSH
FREE PRESS COLUMNIST

The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy will acquire a prime 22-acre parcel of waterfront land, snapping into place another key piece of the 5-mile bridge-to-bridge redevelopment vision being driven by Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, U.S. Sen. Carl Levin, General Motors Corp., the Kresge Foundation and others.

The land, owned by Gannett Co. Inc., is midway between Cobo Center and the Ambassador Bridge, with 2,160 feet of Detroit River frontage. Development plans for the site include an extension of the RiverWalk for jogging, walking and cycling. The RiverWalk's east riverfront stretch, between GM's Renaissance Center headquarters and Belle Isle, is about 75% complete.
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Gannon
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Post Number: 8353
Registered: 12-2003
Posted on Wednesday, February 14, 2007 - 1:14 am: Edit PostDelete PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Whoa! Great news, Tiorted.

Wonder after all those years handling paper, is there a dioxin collection there?

Always wondered why that parcel next to the Freep distribution plant was never developed...always thought it HAD to be an EPA thing.
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Lmichigan
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Post Number: 5117
Registered: 10-2003
Posted on Wednesday, February 14, 2007 - 1:14 am: Edit PostDelete PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Wow, good news. Sometimes, we forget how much tedious work is put into things like this. It's definitely a time intersive process.

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