Photo by Sam Beebe
- Avenue of Fashion
Located along Livernois Ave. in northwest Detroit.
- Curbed Detroit
News about Detroit neighborhoods and real estate.
- Detroit Historic District Commission
Find Detroit city ordinances and guidelines and historic district maps.
- Detroit Future City
It strategically coordinates actions and resources, to maximize their impact and catalyze long-term capacity within all contributing stakeholders.
- Detroit - National Register of Historic Places
Information on historic places in the Detroit area.
- Detroit Regional Chamber
Provides collaboration between Southeast Michigan businesses and organizations. Find county profiles, infrastructure , economic development and initiatives, and more.
- Detroit Urban Innovation Exchange
"An initiative to showcase and advance Detroit's growing social innovation movement."
- Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice (DWEJ)
- Historic Detroit
Find information on buildings, architects, and old photos.
- Greening of Detroit
- Huff Post Detroit
News about Detroit and the metro area.
This weekly magazine includes interesting articles on local cities, businesses, and resources in metro Detroit area.
- Model D
This weekly magazine highlights"creative people and businesses, vibrant neighborhoods, and cool places to live, work, and play" in metro Detroit.
- Neighborhood Exchange
A place for Detroit neighborhoods and organizations to promote events, network and share ideas and resources. It also connects organizations to workshops, grant opportunities, and other information through their resource directory.
- Preservation Detroit
The oldest and largest historic preservation organization in Detroit.
- Sierra Club - Southeast Michigan Group
- Southwest Detroit Business Association
- Architects/Designers/Planners for Social Responsibility (ADPSR)
For people interested in the development of healthy communities.
- Better Cities & Towns
Provides articles and links on mixed-use growth & development and creating greener communities.
- Brownfields and Land Revitalization
Provides revitalization information on laws, funding, initiatives, and more. Part of the EPA.
- Canadian Psychological Association
- Congress for New Urbamism
Promotes "walkable, mixed-use neighborhood development, sustainable communities and healthier living conditions."
- Community Development Society
Connects people interested in the built environment through news and forums.
- National Brownfield Association
Dedicated to stimulating the responsible redevelopment of brownfields
- Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA)
- Forward Cities
"A national learning collaborative among cities of innovation"
- The Guardian
"The site offers a forum for debate and the sharing of ideas about the future of cities across the world."
- International Association of People-Environment Studies (IAPS)
Provides a wide range of topics for people interested in urban design, planning, and community development.
- Planners Web
News and information for citizen planners.
- Project for Public Spaces
Helps citizens transform their public spaces into vital places that highlight local assets, spur rejuvenation and serve common needs.
- Smart Growth
From the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
- Smart Growth Online
Supports the development of vibrant, healthy communities.
- Society for Environmental, Population and Conservation Psychology (APA Division 34)