On this page you will find an abbreviated version of the resources received by the professional design teams. Included are the community engagement findings collected specifically in response to the DIA Plaza & Midtown Cultural Connections project in addition to various reports, articles, drawings and maps from key stakeholders. If you have any questions or would like to request or add specific resources, please reach out to the Student Design Summit Team.

Reports & Masterplans

Community Engagement Findings : public responses and insight on a planning project for a connected Cultural District

7.2 SQ MI: A Report on Greater Downtown Detroit
Creative State Michigan: the 2016 Nonprofit Report
Creative State Michigan: the 2018 Nonprofit Report
The Kresge Foundation: Creative Placemaking and Expansion of Opportunity
Midtown Detroit, Inc. Community Development Briefing 2018
Midtown Detroit, Inc. 2018 Community Update
Techtown District Plan
Midtown Loop Public Art Masterplan
City of Detroit from “Motor City” to “Mobility City”
Greater Downtown Area Bicycle Network Plan
City of Detroit Master Plan of Policies
Detroit University Cultural Center Summary Report: 1989
Detroit Zoning Ordinance 2017
Detroit Strategic Framework Plan 2012
Current State of Events- Charles H. Wright Museum & Michigan Science Center
Riverwise: The Wright Museum Goes Green
Michigan Science Center & the Wright Museum Green Stormwater Infrastructure Project
#GreenCultureDET: How Might Cultural Institutions become Catalysts for Community Wellbeing?
The Wright Museum & Michigan Science Center: Stormwater Garden Framework
DIA Site Plans 2008
DIA Parking Garage Drawings

maps & photographs