Tuesday, September 24, 2013

A Color-Coded Shrinking City

 
A map used in the City of Flint master planning process reveals the extent of abandonment and sub-standard housing in the Civic Park neighborhood. Go here for the master plan map gallery. 


4 comments:

  1. Oh Gordon this is so sad. I have tears in my eyes for my city. I wonder why the houses on Hamilton, east of Dupont are being kept up except for one. Thats where my old house is so I am glad.

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  2. I'm looking at the map; I grew up on Greenway across from the Haskell Park entrance. It sure looks like our old home is now Land Bank owned. What does that mean?

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  3. Shades of pink, yellow, green, and purple. Flint never looked so good. Is it possible that we could actually paint Flint colors that match this map? I think THAT might solve all of our problems.

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  4. I shared a link to these maps on my facebook page and have had several comments. Heading to Flint next week to have a look for myself. (Planning to visit both Blackstone's and Good Beans, since reading the Teardown book.)

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