TAG: Pingree Park

Project EverGreen announces phase 2 of Detroit’s Pingree Park project

April 5, 2018By

Project EverGreen and its partners will commence phase two of renovations on Detroit’s Pingree Park on June 8-9. “Pingree Park and the people living in the surrounding community are the real winners,” said Cindy Code, executive director of Project EverGreen. “With generous financial and in-kind support, this park will get a much-needed facelift. The improved park space will result in... read more

Project EverGreen’s Detroit project makes headway

November 21, 2017By

Project EverGreen, in collaboration with local business partners, community groups and the city of Detroit, began transforming Detroit’s Pingree Park by planting trees, improving grass play areas and painting backdrops. “This is the boost we needed to help return Pingree to its former glory. Our kids and grandkids grew up here. I’m just so happy,” said Minnie Knox, a 50-year... read more

Magna International donates $100K to Project EverGreen’s Detroit park renovation

October 16, 2017By

Magna International contributed $100,000 to Project EverGreen to support the national nonprofit organization’s efforts to renovate a Detroit park. Pingree Park spans 18 acres in a multigenerational neighborhood on Detroit’s East Side. The renovation work was determined with support from community groups and will include: Improving the natural grass surface through grading, aeration, overseeding and nutrients; Pruning the tree canopy... read more