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Detroit RiverWalk brings millions of dollars to city


The Detroit riverfront at Milliken State Park on June 3. Detroit RiverFront Conservancy, a nonprofit organization dedicated to developing public access to Detroit's riverfront, is a 2013 Michigan Green Leader.The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy is celebrating its 10th anniversary this week with a new economic impact study showing millions of dollars in benefits for the city from the operation of the RiverWalk.

Among the findings of the study: Annual spending by visitors, residents, employees and other operations along the riverfront is estimated at $43.7 million, while tax revenue generated by ongoing riverfront activity is estimated at $4.5 million annually. more...

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