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What types of new businesses & amenities would add value to the Michigan Central development? What uses do you feel are missing from the neighborhood?
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What types of new businesses & amenities would add value to the Michigan Central development? What uses do you feel are missing from the neighborhood?

regional and local trains hubbed at MCS! a robust street car and bike lane infrastructure connecting MCS to downtown and the near east side! more mixed use development infilling the vacant space in the... Read more...

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What kinds of outdoor spaces do you enjoy? What kinds of activities or experiences would you like to see in the open spaces around Michigan Central?

Area for small local performances. Doesn't have to be a formal amphitheater, just provide sloped landscape and some power / wireless infrastructure for groups to access

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What kinds of outdoor spaces do you enjoy? What kinds of activities or experiences would you like to see in the open spaces around Michigan Central?

Splash pad or walk-in water feature to draw local kids and bring families together to build community

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What kinds of outdoor spaces do you enjoy? What kinds of activities or experiences would you like to see in the open spaces around Michigan Central?

Family friendly park spaces with swings, playscape, vendor carts, wi-fi, high quality walking surfaces - more trees and shades, landscaping and natural storm water management

Thank you for sharing these thoughtful ideas, we will pass them on to the planning and design teams. We appreciate you taking the time to text your feedback via SMS in response to our new sandwich board... Read more...

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How can Michigan Central enhance neighborhood mobility? What opportunities do you see for creating better access to the things you need most?

Bike lanes, bike parking, better control of scooters so they don't end up scattered everywhere. Improve bus access, bring back light rail to (more than silly Q-line)

We appreciate your suggestions, Nick. Creating safe and accessible options for pedestrians, cyclists, micro-mobility users and transit riders is a primary focus of our planning. We'll share your insights... Read more...

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As the viaduct is reconstructed, what could bring a sense of community to this space?

Interesting light art installations. Make it feel safe to walk under at night. Something like the Highline in NYC.

Thanks for starting this conversation, Nick! An artistic light installation that could also provide ample lighting for safety is a great idea, we'll share your suggestions with the planning team. We're... Read more...

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As Michigan Central begins to take shape, what would you like us to know? Share your ideas and insights for a successful process and outcome.

Corktown and the surrounding area could benefit greatly from some basic things like : More trashcans (along Rosa Parks, south of Michigan Ave – there is litter EVERYWHERE), benches for people to sit, better... Read more...

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What kinds of outdoor spaces do you enjoy? What kinds of activities or experiences would you like to see in the open spaces around Michigan Central?

Places like the Riverfront, with multi-use pathways, nature, sculptures, play spaces for children, dog park, rain gardens (to help with crazy flooding), traffic calming. Permanently blocking off unnecessary... Read more...

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What types of new businesses & amenities would add value to the Michigan Central development? What uses do you feel are missing from the neighborhood?

Basic bodega that sells reasonably priced food, snacks, produce, beer, etc.

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How could a public arts program benefit the Michigan Central development? Share your ideas on what types of arts opportunities would be impactful.

It could make it more attractive, more of a destination. there could also be art fairs and music festivals.

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How can Michigan Central enhance neighborhood mobility? What opportunities do you see for creating better access to the things you need most?

better public transit options, with high frequencyh especially rail transit.

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What kinds of outdoor spaces do you enjoy? What kinds of activities or experiences would you like to see in the open spaces around Michigan Central?

music, places to sit, water features

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What types of new businesses & amenities would add value to the Michigan Central development? What uses do you feel are missing from the neighborhood?

more affordable and quick service restaurants (under $10/meal) that serve healthy food. Also more shopping opportunities in general.

Thanks for your input, David. Whether it's a grocery store, convenience shop or a quick serve restaurant, affordable and healthy food options have been a common topic. We will keep sharing these ideas... Read more...

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How can Michigan Central enhance neighborhood mobility? What opportunities do you see for creating better access to the things you need most?

Read the book "Racial Situations" by John Hartgan Jr for some history on North Corktown

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How could Michigan Central best honor neighborhood history and support the culture and legacy of local residents?

Read the book "Racial Situations" by John Hartigan 1999 for some history of North Corktown.

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