It’s a powerful message: An older man seated on a park bench next to a little girl on a park bench reading. Both black, enjoying the outdoors against a landscape of homes.
The scene is a painting from artist Mary Gagnon and her art will be displayed on new signs in the neighborhood, replacing older ones that simply stated the name of the area. The signs, in the works since last year, are scheduled to go up next spring.
At The Neighborhoods, we’re interested in hearing from everybody in Detroit about what matters most to you.
Do you have a story to tell about what your community group is doing in the neighborhood? Tell us.
Do you have a story to tell about a home that needs to come down in your neighborhood? Tell us.