Neighborhood Development Guidelines

Project Overview

Woodbridge Neighborhood Development (WND) and Cinnaire Solutions are partnering with a consultant team to thoughtfully plan future uses for two former Detroit Public Schools properties at the western boundary of the neighborhood. The site includes more than 8 acres of vacant land and the former Hancock Middle School building.

Additionally, as new development is being built throughout the entire neighborhood, the unique and historic character of Woodbridge should be prioritized. Design guidelines will be created to help ensure that new housing infill is appropriately designed within the context of the existing neighborhood.

Please visit the following link to access the Woodbridge Neighborhood online survey and submit your comments by Friday, November 15.


This project will set the framework for innovative and community-oriented design that will...


Project Schedule

October and November:

Public Workshop #1 with WCC

Living Room Sessions with South Woodbridge residents, former students of and property owners adjacent to Hancock School, parents of young children, longtime residents
Door to Door Interviews with seniors, those homebound or not on social media

November - January:

Public Workshop #2 - November/December 2019 (Date/Location TBD)

Public Workshop #3 - January 2020 (Date/Location TBD)


Study Area

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