Neighborhood Beautification Sign Drive

We are pleased to introduce the new Neighborhood Beautification Sign Drive! A program of KDBs Beautification Team, the KDB Beatification Signs are designed to encourage and promote community involvement in keeping Detroit a beautiful place to live, work and play, and to recognize City of Detroit residential property and landscapes that reflect community pride and have a beautifully pleasing appearance. The finest landscapes in the City will be recognized throughout the summer and fall months each year. All community groups and/or property owners are encouraged to participate.

The Neighborhood Beautification Sign Drive process has been enhanced to invite nominations from the public.


  • To be eligible, the property must be within one of the 7 Districts of the City of Detroit.
  • Anyone can nominate any residential property or landscape within the City of Detroit.
  • Nomination Forms can be requested by email: or by calling (313) 876-0140.
  • Completed Nomination Forms can be dropped off or mail to the Keep Detroit Beautiful Office or email:

    Keep Detroit Beautiful
    GDRRA Administration Building
    5700 Russell Street
    Detroit, Michigan 48211

  • All nomination forms must be received no later than October 31.The Beautification Team will review the submittals and select 15-20 locations in each District. The properties will be selected based on neatness, creativity, color harmony, plant health, complimentary to home and/or neighborhood, overall effect.
    Locations will be featured on the new KDBs website and receive recognition with a proudly displayed “KDB Beautification” sign.

Selection Criteria

Citizens wishing to nominate properties or a landscape in their community should use the following criteria:

  • Does the landscape have abundant eye appeal?
  • Is the space inviting?
  • Are plant materials used in a creative way?
  • Does the landscape enhance the neighborhood?
  • Are the plant selections appropriate for the site, our climate, and our region?

Please note that the Beautification Team can only consider street facing landscapes and gardens.
Neighborhood Beautification Sign Drive Nomination Form
Nominations should be typed or written legibly. The Form should be accompanied by photographs. All submittals must be received by October 31, 2015.

Why do you feel this property is deserving of KDBs Beautification Sign?

Briefly describe the property and explain why you believe it has made a significant contribution to Keeping Detroit Beautiful. (Please include photographs.)


Nominated Property Address*


Cross Streets

Property Occupant/Community Leader

Nominated By*

Phone Number*