Feb. 6, 2018 | Detroit’s ‘Heidelberg Project’ Looks Toward Impactful Community Development | NextCity.org

When artist Tyree Guyton set out to reimagine what his derelict childhood neighborhood in Detroit would look like more than 30 years ago, he used what others would consider trash to transform blocks into an arts neighborhood.

Without a budget, foundation dollars or national media attention, Guyton picked up a paintbrush in 1986 and covered his grandfather’s house on Heidelberg Street with colorful polka dots. | Read more here.

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