Lower Eastside Action Plan

To support the Lower Eastside Action Plan (LEAP), Data Driven Detroit has partnered with a collection of community organizations to survey all commercial and industrial parcels and structures on Detroit’s lower eastside.  Data Driven Detroit facilitated the surveys, mapping, and training of community surveyors.  D3 will house and process the data, and incorporate the information into technical assistance provided to LEAP partners.  The data will fill critical information gaps necessary for LEAP’s ambitious revitalization planning process.

The LEAP project was highlighted on The Craig Fahle Show.  Check out the podcast for Monday, March 7, 2011.

On the show: We hear about how Lower Eastside residents are taking planning into their own hands, we talk about Paczkis, learn about Council Presidents Pugh’s plans for Skyping to become a part of Detroit City Council meetings, and more…

Crain’s Detroit Business published this article about the project on March 20, 2011 – LEAP’s look: Community groups eye east-side land use.