Belle Isle: From ‘City Beautiful’ to state competence

Belle Isle: From ‘City Beautiful’ to state competence

As Belle Isle transfers from Detroit’s control to the state’s Department of Natural Resources, Bridge Magazine’s Nancy Derringer takes a look at the park’s history, the improvements to date and the changes the state plans.

The state is also reassuring park visitors that the management transfer won’t change any of the city’s Recreation Department’s current procedures and pricing, at least for events this year. The DNR released information last week explaining the process and deadlines.


Feature Image Source: Angela Anderson-Cobb