Zone 6

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Zone 6: Pershing Area, Ryan to Mound, North Detroit

About Us


  • Nickname: Uptown East
  • Advisory Board Member
  • Description:
    • It’s close to everything! Diversity! Many of the region’s premiere destinations via car + public transit routes Local African American history if significant in this area. Immigrants of many ethnicities also played an important part in the history of area.
    • HISTORY-HISTORY-HISTORY! Historical Schools, historical parks, historical communities, historical cemetery, historical churches, historical restaraunts, etc.
  • Important Stats:
    • There are both large and small parks in the zone. Large parks include Jayne Field, Lasky Park and Farwell Field. Smaller parks include Krainz Woods Park and others.
    • Two rec centers Farwell Rec and Lasky Rec.
    • The north end of the zone is more densely populated. The south end has fewer residents. But both offer very rich histories.
  • Special Resource: The most important resource is people - especially long-time residents and businesses, and there are many who are still here, plus new residents from many places and businesses who are welcome and needed for population growth and stability.
  • Historic Fact:
    • Both Krainz Woods + nearby Conant Gardens neighborhoods were of primary importance in establishing equal housing opportunities within the city and particularly in outer neighborhoods beyond the inner-city.
    • For many decades when many, if not most, Detroit schools and neighborhoods were segregated, Pershing High School had a diverse student body.
  • Icons that represent Zone 6: (It’s all here in Uptown East, Ryan to Mound)
    • Home Sweet Home
    • Industrial buildings
    • Flowers
  • Stakeholders:
    • Individuals
    • Families
    • Children

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