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Gensler is a global architecture, design, and planning firm. For us, design is the means. The starting points are goals, strategies and expectations. Design is transformative. Our Gensler Detroit office has been established for 25 years and has been deeply rooted in our community—we think globally and act locally.

Experiential Retail

Redefining Retail as a Cultural Cultivator in Detroit

Detroit has long established itself as a city of resilience and innovation; where future-forward ideas bloom and culture continues to flourish and expand. As the urban landscape of the city experiences fast-paced growth, those invested find themselves influencing today’s experience of Detroit.

For Design Core’s Month of Design, Détroit is the New Blackand Gensler Detroitwill host a panel discussion to dive into the influence, ideas, and process behind creating the spaces that help redefine retail in Detroit. The panel will shine light on an exciting, new way to experience retail as a cultural cultivator, combining voices and minds of the retail industry, developer partners influencing the city’s landscape, urbanists interested in how the city changes and expands, along with collaborators of design.

In Detroit’s melting pot of diversified investment, retailers have an opportunity to tell a story that engages current and future mixed-use developments; a story that speaks to community, versatility, adaptability, and strength. Join September 16 to learn how Détroit is the New Black and other retailers are thinking beyond the traditional retail store to create community-centric spaces that expand beyond the realm of merchandise.

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Monday, Sep. 16th


6:00 pm – 8:00 pm


Detroit is the New Black

1430 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Ml 48226

Category: Talk