Creating a Vibrant Future for Michigan\'s Cities: Why Urban Revitalization Matters

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  • Creating a Vibrant Future for Michigan\'s Cities: Why Urban Revitalization Matters

    1. 1. Margaret Dewar Urban and Regional Planning Program University of Michigan February 12, 2010 Remaking the City after Abandonment
    2. 2. Three questions: <ul><li>What do abandoned sections of cities become? </li></ul><ul><li>Why are these the outcomes? What makes a difference in these outcomes? </li></ul><ul><li>What should the city become? </li></ul>
    3. 3. What do abandoned sections of cities become? Source: Detroit Residential Parcel Survey, D3, Sept. 2009
    4. 4. What do abandoned sections of cities become? Created by M. Khanna & S. Bailey; data from Detroit Planning & Development Department, 2006 .
    5. 5. What do abandoned sections of cities become? Figure-ground showing structures in Brightmoor, Detroit Source: Doherty et al., A Land Use Plan for Brightmoor (Urban & Regional Planning, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2008)
    6. 6. What do abandoned sections of cities become? “ Homesteads” in Brightmoor, Detroit Source: Doherty et al., A Land Use Plan for Brightmoor (Urban & Regional Planning, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2008)
    7. 7. What makes a difference in what cities become after abandonment? Public ownership ?
    8. 8. What makes a difference in what cities become after abandonment? Detroit Auctioned Flint Auctioned Vacant Land Incorporated with adjacent homeowner’s property Part of new development Incorporated with adjacent non-residential property Structures predating foreclosure
    9. 9. What makes a difference in what cities become after abandonment? 37.0% of Auctioned Properties 78.0% of Vacant Land Detroit Flint 46.2% of Auctioned Properties 78.6% of Vacant Land Vacant with no use
    10. 10. What makes a difference in what cities become after abandonment? Vacant Land Incorporated with adjacent homeowner’s property Part of new development Incorporated with adjacent non-residential property Structures predating foreclosure Detroit Auctioned Detroit Sold From Inventory
    11. 11. What makes a difference in what cities become after abandonment? Vacant Land Incorporated with adjacent homeowner’s property Part of new development Incorporated with adjacent non-residential property Structures predating foreclosure Flint Auctioned Genesee Land Bank
    12. 12. Detroit Cleveland 33.2% 32.7% 9.6% 24.6% 0.5% 52.0% 23.5% 24.0% What makes a difference in what cities become after abandonment?
    13. 13. 2.0% of properties sold New development – housing Detroit 45.0% of properties sold Cleveland What makes a difference in what cities become after abandonment?
    14. 14. Community-based developers’ reuse of city-owned land purchased for development Sources: Calculations derived from data in Detroit City Property Inventory System and Cleveland City Register, State of Michigan Revitalife records, U.S. Bureau of the Census 2000, GIS maps from Detroit Planning & Development Department and Cleveland Planning Commission, aerial photos of both cities. The Record What makes a difference in what cities become after abandonment?
    15. 15. <ul><li>Why have Cleveland community-based developers been so much more successful than those in Detroit in reusing property? </li></ul><ul><li>The community development system: </li></ul><ul><li>Political support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The relationship with city council </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The mayor’s agenda </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>City departments </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Intermediaries </li></ul><ul><li>Working relationships </li></ul>What makes a difference in what cities become after abandonment? The Explanation
    16. 16. What makes a difference in what cities become after abandonment? Cleveland’s local intermediaries
    17. 17. <ul><li>Michigan State University Land Policy Institute </li></ul><ul><li>Ginsberg Center, University of Michigan </li></ul><ul><li>Associate Provost, University of Michigan </li></ul><ul><li>Center for Local, State and Urban Policy, University of Michigan </li></ul><ul><li>Detroit Local Initiatives Support Corporation </li></ul><ul><li>Lincoln Institute of Land Policy </li></ul>Thank you to many people in Flint, Cleveland, and Detroit who helped us with data and taught us about the cities. Thank you for financial support to: Thank you to 18 research assistants.
    18. 18. Questions?

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