28 May '16, 5pm

Avalan Village: A Blighted Detroit Neighborhood Turned Eco-Village

rendering of greenhouse-to-cafe system via Avalon Village Residents in Highland Park, Michigan—a small city in Detroit—will soon have a brand-new eco-village in their neighborhood, featuring a handful of eco-friendly facilities like a greenhouse food system, a female-led marketplace, and a K-12 academic support center. The eco-village, which will be named Avalon Village, is a significant accomplishment for the area that lost their city streetlights to debt in 2011—two years before Detroit filed for bankruptcy—and reported an official unemployment rate as high as 23% in 2014. One resident, Shamayim “Shu” Harris, saw hope amidst despair during those hard times. After directing the installation of Highland Park’s first solar streetlights with the help of a community organization in 2014, Harris is now leading a bigger project to build an eco-village--the Avalon Village-- in t...

Full article: http://www.ecobuildingpulse.com/projects/blighted-detroit...

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