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1973 Master Plan

The 1973 Master Plan for the City of Detroit can be viewed by selecting the documents below.  Master Plan maps are also listed below but are not available for viewing at this site.  For more information regarding the maps, contact the Planning & Development Department's Planning Division at (313) 224-1339.

Cover and Table of Contents

Introduction
    Article 101 - Title
    Article 102 - Preface
    Article 103 - Summary

General Urban Policies

     Article 202 - Urban Life
    Article 203 - Urban Form
    Article 204 - Urban Change

Urban Systems Policies

   Article 301 - Residential System
    Article 302 - Industrial System
    Article 303- Commercial System
    Article 304 - Public Education System
    Article 305 - Recreation System
    Article 306- Public Service Facilities System
    Article 307 - Transportation System

Urban Areas Policies
    Article 401- Detroit Riverfront
    Article 402 - Detroit Central Area
     

Available Maps
    Existing General Land Use
    Future General Land Use

   Article 202 - Urban Life
     Sec. 202.01 - Neighborhood Unit Pattern
     Sec. 202.02 - Community Pattern

    Article 204 - Urban Change
      Sec. 204.01 - Neighborhood Conservation Areas
      Sec. 204.02 - Redevelopment Priorities

   Article 301 - Public Education System Composite School Plan
      Sec. 304.02 - Elementary Schools Plan
      Sec. 304.03 - Junior High Schools Plan
      Sec. 304.04 - Senior High Schools Plan
      Sec. 304.05 - Special Schools Plan
      Sec. 304.06 - Service Facilities Plan

    Article 305 - Recreation System Composite Plan of Sites Standards
      Sec. 305.02 - Playgrounds Plan
      Sec. 305.03 - Playfields Plan
      Sec. 305.04 - Major Parks Plan
      Sec. 305.05 - Neighborhood Recreation Centers
      Sec. 305.06 - Major Recreation Centers
      Sec. 305.07 - Arenas, Stadiums and Swimming Pools Plan
      Sec. 305.08 - Miscellaneous Areas Plan

    Article 306 - Public Service Facilities System
       Sec. 306.01 - Public Libraries Plan
       Sec. 306.02 - Department of Health Plan
       Sec. 306.03 - Police Department Plan
       Sec. 306.04 - Fire Department Plan
       Sec. 306.05 - Election Commission Plan
       Sec. 306.06 - Department of Public Works Plan
       Sec. 306.07 - Department of Water Supply Plan
       Sec. 306.08 - Public Lighting Commission Plan
       Sec. 306.09 - Public Markets Plan

    Article 307 - Transportation System
        Sec. 307.01 - Coordinated System of Trafficways
        Sec. 307.02 - Cross Section Standards
        Sec. 307.06 - Railroad Grade Separations
        Sec. 307.07 - Motor Freight Terminals Plan

    Article 401 - Detroit Riverfront
        Sec. 401.01 - Riverfront Park Drive - General Plan