Automotive Hall of Fame: This Dearborn, Michigan museum celebrates innovators throughout the history of the automobile with a replica of the first gas-powered automobile, an elaborate mural detailing auto history, and the opportunity to operate an Aeropede.
Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park: This Grand Rapids, Michigan botanical garden and sculpture park provides a number of lush themed gardens including a Japanese Garden, Victorian Garden, Arid Garden, and English Perennial Garden. In addition, the Sculpture Park features the work of 30 world-class sculptors including works by Rodin, Degas, and Lichtenstein.
Green connectors, when networked as a circulation system, enable access to local public spaces with active modes of ‘feet and pedal’, while still providing region-wide connectivity to recreational parklands, conserved wetlands, and ecological greenways.
Michigan Map Photo Gallery
Recognizing the adaptive value of wasted infrastructure as a green connector system becomes critical in achieving social and environmental benefits for local communities.