Untold Detroit: The Hustle | Episode 5


For a hundred years, Detroiters have been proud to call Northwest Detroit home. From shopping along Grand River to hiking in Rouge Park, Northwest Detroit has something to offer everyone. But as Detroit fell on hard times, so did these neighborhoods. Listen to community developer John George of Detroit Blight Busters, JeNiece Freeman-Holt of Grandmont-Rosedale Development Corporation, and illustrator Sherrie Savage, owner of Naturally ILLustrated share how Northwest Detroit is bouncing back and building for the next generation.

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Featured in this Episode: 

John George

john george

John George is the co-founder of Detroit Blight Busters, a nonprofit community development group founded to push back against neighborhood decay.

JeNiece Freeman-Holt


JeNiece Freeman-Holt is the Manager of the Grand River Workplace, the Grandmont-Rosedale Development Corporation’s small business incubator.

Sherrie Savage

Sherrie Savage

Sherrie Savage is an illustrator and owner of Naturally ILLustrated and the Coloring Museum.