In the span of 20 years, how did the Detroit Riverfront go from an industrial wasteland to a globally recognized public space?

Detroit Riverwalk sign - photo by Terrance Vails for WWJ
Photo credit Terrance Vails/WWJ

(WWJ) The Detroit River cuts right through the heart of downtown.

Up to the early 2000s, the space was unusable for residents. But in the last two decades, the Detroit Riverfront has changed dramatically.

On a new episode of The Daily J podcast, WWJ's Zach Clark learns what's driving the change, as well as what the future may hold for this celebrated public space.

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Featured Image Photo Credit: Terrance Vails/WWJ