Ford's image makeover will shake-up Detroit

Published June 25, 2018


An article on Fast Company’s Co.Design about Ford Motor Co.’s plan to remake Detroit – and itself – interviews Robert Silverman, professor of urban and regional planning in the UB School of Architecture and Planning, who said there has always been a concern that a flood of money will lead to swift gentrification. “The area has been teetering between revitalizing and falling by the wayside for years,” he says. “There are definitely places that will develop slower around the old station, so there’s probably still space for things like affordable housing and business development that smaller mom-and-pop and local businesses can be involved in.”

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