U-M graduate students develop Detroit’s crow house

Residents of Southwest Detroit face many struggles, including limited access to affordable housing, reasonable energy rates and healthy food.

To address the need for energy-efficient housing and a higher-quality food supply,  a University of Michigan team of graduate students interested in urban socioecology developed the Crow House project.

Inspired in part by the settlement house tradition popular at the turn of the 20th century, students are implementing a plan to collaborate with local activists, agencies, and scholars living in Detroit neighborhoods.

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