Map: Detroit’s New Urban Form?

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This concept comes from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Sustainable Design Assessment Team report titled: “Leaner, Greener Detroit” (2008). In this concept the “urban villages” are the traditional, sometimes titled “viable” neighborhoods such as Mexicantown,  Midtown, and New Center. The AIA team assumes these urban villages to be self sustaining, walkable, and community-focused.

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