EDA University Center for
Regional Economic Innovation

Arts/Culture Based Economic Development in Flint (2014)

Project Details

Student-Led, Faculty-Guided Project - 2014

Michigan State University

Summary

The Flint Cultural Center (FCC) offers great potential to serve community interests and needs to leverage tourism, to foster creativity and knowledge development, and to serve as an anchor for placemaking around Flint. This project used the FCC as a case study in economic development potential analyzing opportunities for the FCC as well as linking FCC opportunities to the arts and culture elements of the Flint Master Plan.