Southfield (CW50) – The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy was created with a mission to turn Detroit’s riverfront into the best in the country.
With over 5 miles of riverfront to revitalize, the Conservancy launched construction across the east and west riverfront to build parks, plazas, pavilions, pathways, and green spaces.5-Year-Old Injured In Eastpointe Accidental Shooting; Gun Safety Instructor Says Lock Up Your Guns
The Riverwalk is home to many events throughout the year as part of the space’s revitalization. Events like Summer Sundays and Mindful Mondays on the Riverfront are held weekly. Other events are also held around the riverfront like Reading & Rhythm, 5k/10ks, Detroit Riverwalkers, Yoga, and Tai Chi.
Detroit’s Riverfront has been named the #1 Riverfront in the U.S. by USA Today.READ MORE: Ballot Initiative To Strike Detroit's Adult-Use Ordinance Rejected, Opponents Continue To Fight
For a full breakdown of the Riverfront’s development through the years, go to DetroitRiverfront.org/our-story
Mark Wallace, President & CEO of the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss the revitalization of the Detroit Riverfront and what people can expect when they head down there.MORE NEWS: 5-Year-Old Accidentally Shoots Self In Foot At Eastpointe Home
Watch Community Connect, Saturday at 7am on CW50.