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New Trees Taking Root in The District Detroit

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It’s Arbor Day throughout the United States and right here in The District Detroit we’re working to plant rows and rows of trees as well as perennials, ground cover and grasses along the roads and boulevards of Detroit’s new sports and entertainment destination.

On the last Friday of April, everyone is encouraged to plant a tree and in recent weeks we’ve begun planting ours.

The new tree planting is visible along streets west of the Fox Theatre such Cass Avenue and Clifford Street. So far, more than 75 trees have been planted including a variety of maple, oak and elm trees—all with pedestrians in mind. As fans make their way to sports and entertainment events happening throughout The District Detroit, these trees will grow and provide shade and cover from the elements.

In coming months, as more construction on projects throughout The District Detroit continues, more areas will green up with new trees and plants.

Learn more about Arbor Day anytime by visiting the Arbor Day Foundation.

About The District Detroit

The District Detroit is one of the largest sports and entertainment developments in the country. Located in the heart of Detroit, this 50-block, mixed-use development led by the Ilitch organization unites six world-class theaters, five neighborhoods and three professional sports venues in one vibrant, walkable destination for people who want to live, work and play in an exciting urban environment. Home to the Detroit Tigers, Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Pistons and Detroit Lions - The District Detroit represents the greatest density of professional sports teams in one downtown core in the country.

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