Though what will be built there is still not known.
The new skatepark will be the largest in the city.
This week’s comparison finds one and two bedroom options along the Riverfront, and in Midtown, Hyde Park, and Virginia Park.
The Ralph C. Wilson Foundation is gifting $50 million toward the new park, along with $50 million in trail development in southeast Michigan.
Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, with Sir David Adjaye, will transform the West Riverfront into a 22-acre destination for play, performance, and relaxation.
A design firm is expected to be chosen in the next month and a half. The winner will lead a transformation of the 22-acre West Riverfront Park.
Four high-profile firms are vying for the winning design for the West Riverfront Park design competition.
A public presentation is scheduled for February 8 for the four final designs in the West Riverfront design competition.
In 2019, an extended Riverwalk will connect downtown to the West Riverfront on a boardwalk over the water.
The Morouns are closer to acquiring three acres of land near the Ambassador Bridge; could a second span be imminent?