BENTON HARBOR

connective tissue for a community

The basic GrowTown principles:

The Local Food Marketplace
Spacial Design
The GrowTown Toolbox
It Starts Now Action

are the building blocks used to create connections and linkages that integrate three affordable housing infill developments. Strengthening linkages and focusing projects around neighborhood assets in this disenfranchised district of Benton Harbor begins to restore urban hierarchy and legibility. Inventory and analysis with community members led to a plan that imagines productive landscapes and improved circulation throughout the district.

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Benton Harbor, Michigan
Star Development Corp.
Affordable Housing
Brunson Hill Homes
Hope Six Homes
Thurgood Marshall Townhomes
Central Farmers Market
Natural Areas and Recreation
Productive Landscapes