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Our Supporters

We at the ASWD are grateful for the many people and organizations that have expressed their support, whether in writing, by donating materials, or by making a contribution.

We are grateful to these companies and organizations for the support that they have provided:

  • MASCO
  • Michigan Interfaith Trust Fund
  • Not For Profit Facility Center
  • Phoenix Group
  • PVS Chemical
  • Rock Financial
  • Gilbert Hudson Fund
  • Shore Bank
  • Charter One

ASWD also extends its appreciation to those who have provided support and guidance as our organization grows:

  • Lawrence A. Molnar, Director, EDA University Center For Economic Diversification, Business and Industrial Assistance Division
  • Alexander Pollock, Principal City Planner, City of Detroit
  • Richard Geyer, Michigan Urban Strategies, LLC
  • Jan and Bunny Homan, founding members

These individuals and organizations have supported us by writing a letter of support:

  • Carl Levin, United States Senator for Michigan
  • Will Wittig, Assistant Professor, University of Detroit Mercy
  • Douglas McIntosh, McIntosh Poris Associates
  • Alexander Pollock, City of Detroit, Planning & Economic Development Department
  • Brian D. Conway, State Historic Preservation Officer, Michigan Historical Center
  • Kristine M. Kidorf, City of Detroit, Historic District Commission
  • Rebecca Savage, President, Detroit Area Art Deco Society
  • Andrew Zago, Zago Architecture
  • William M. Worden, City of Detroit, Historic Designation Advisory Board
  • Rebecca Salminen Witt, President, The Greening of Detroit
  • Stephen Vogel, Dean, University of Detroit Mercy
  • Obie Moore, Warehouse Network
  • Larry Salive, Habitat for Humanity ReStore of Detroit
  • Rhonda Anderson, Environmental Justice Organizer, Sierra Club/Detroit
  • Lawrence A. Molnar, University of Michigan Business School
  • Christina Kelly, Genessee County Land Bank
  • Vincent J. Murray, Executive Director, Bagley Housing Association
  • Francis Grunow, DetroitSynergy
  • Kathleen H. Wendler, President, Southwest Detroit Business Association

If you or your organization would like to express your support for our organization and join the list of donors above, please contact us.

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Testimonials

"I believe that this mission of ASWD is of critical importance to the reconstruction of a sustainable Detroit."
- Will Wittig, Associate Professor, University of Detroit Mercy

"We wish you success in this effort and look forward to having a solid salvage option when demolition is inevitable." - Brian D. Conway, State Historic Preservation Officer, Michigan Historical Center

"Deconstruction would be a boon not only to the City of Detroit, but to the suburbs as well."
- Douglas McIntosh, McIntosh Poris Associates

"The University of Michigan will continue to provide support to the ASWD in the form of technical assistance."
- Lawrence A Molnar, Directer, University of Michigan Building School

"Clearly we would prefer to have buildings deconstructed than to see them thrown out."
- Kathleen H. Wendler, President, Southwest Detroit Business Association