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76-unit housing development planned on Kercheval in West Village

• Multifamily development planned for West Village<br>• City of Detroit document says 76 units woudl be built<br>• Retail and food businesses increasing along …

Freedom of Information

Belle Isle Boat House: Renovations to transform it into a premier event space

Photos: Belle Isle Boat House, formerly the Detroit Boat Club<p>Posted!<p>A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.<p>Buy Photo<p>Buy Photo<p>Buy Photo<p>Buy …

Detroit

What’s the Source of the Steam Pouring Out of Detroit’s Sidewalks?

Environmental groups want to clear the air about the fuel behind a little-known power system<p>By Michele Oberholtzer // Photograph by Michelle and …

Nonprofits

Flint-based Vietnamese restaurant MaMang pops up in Detroit this week

click to enlarge<p>The Flint-based Vietnamese masters at MaMang return to PJ's Lager House on Tuesday with a one-night pop up that will offer some of …

Vietnam

Rehab this Brush Park apartment building, yours for $1.4M

It’s hard to imagine a Detroit neighborhood changing more in the next few years than Brush Park, located in between downtown and Midtown, near the new arena and Eastern Market. The neighborhood has a mix of old Victorian mansions, newer townhouses, and old and new apartment buildings and row …

Real Estate

Cass Corridor building to convert to boutique hotel and apartments

One prominent Cass Corridor building that’s full of potential—and still standing—is this handsome Albert Kahn-designed eight-story building. Last year, it looked like developers would convert the building to apartments. New reports show the building is getting prepped to add a 100-room boutique …

Hospitality

Buildings in downtown Detroit, Ypsilanti slated for rehab

• Five-story development planned for downtown Detroit<br>• Rehabbed co-working space set for Ypsilanti<br>• 98 new jobs projected<p>Rehabilitations to an office …

Urban Design

Playground Detroit debuts first solo exhibition in new gallery

Amerixan Notion opens February 16<p>Playground Detroit opened their new gallery in November 2017 and since then, have featured more than 100 Detroit artists. The first solo exhibition in the new space—<i>Amerixan Notion</i> by Detroit artist Nic Notion<i>—</i>draws inspiration from the city, including its flag and …

Modern Art

Howes: Marygrove rescue shaped by Kresge, founding IHM

Next chapter for 91-year-old college envisions a model for urban education, community redevelopment in heart of Detroit

Detroit

New shops, apartments on Detroit's edge expected to boost neighborhoods

Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>CLOSE<p>TODAY'S TOP STORIES Evangelist Billy Graham has died at age 99 | 3:51<p>The Rev. Billy Graham, counselor to presidents and the most …

Detroit

Cobblestone promenade, retail, restaurants planned for block by new Little Caesars HQ

Six new stores are planned to open in 16,700 square feet of space on the Fox Theatre side that was formerly used as meeting space for Olympia. Four …

Little Caesars Arena

Just in time: Detroit's Penobscot Building clock is fixed

The double-sided golden clock on the historic Penobscot building is now ticking again.<p>The hands, which have been missing for weeks, reappeared last …

Detroit

Repairs to shutter National Automotive History Collection for six months

The Detroit Public Library’s trove of historic automotive history documents and photographs will be unavailable to researchers and the public for …

Detroit

Detroit goat man Erick Brown still cheerful despite brutal attack

CLOSE<p>Erick Brown traveled the country seeking a place where he could fit in, until he found Detroit and made it his home. But it nearly cost him his …

Detroit

New art and design gallery to open on Woodward Avenue

The Corridor Gallery is preparing to open its doors for its first exhibition, right above the Woodward Gallery. Each are part of Lawrence …

Streetwear

Midtown West developers hire '800-pound design gorilla' that did NYC's 9/11 memorial planning

The developers behind the Midtown West project on the Wigle Recreation Center site in Detroit have lured a big fish to work on it: Studio …

Skyscrapers

Ponyride plans to sell Corktown building and move to Make Art Work near New Center

Ponyride is saddling up for a big move.<p>The noted Corktown nonprofit plans to sell its 30,000-square-foot building and move its operations to 1331 …

Detroit

Detroit, come get a look at the potential future of the west riverfront

Photos: Detroit, look at the potential future of the west riverfront<p>Posted!<p>A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.<p>Like this topic? You may also …

Urban Design

Historic Leland Hotel building could finally see big renovation

Another downtown Detroit building looks like it will finally be getting that big renovation that’s been rumored for years. <i>Crain’s</i> reports that the Leland Hotel, home to City Club and a beautiful lobby, is in the early stages of renovation.<p>Even back when we talked about the lobby in 2013, a …

Real Estate

Restoration of Detroit Life Façade Under Way in The District Detroit

The restoration on the historic Detroit Life Building’s ornate façade is now under way in The District Detroit.<p>The work, which is being done in …

Detroit Lions

Woodward's I-75 overpass may be widened by 60 feet for new retail space

• Overpass would be expanded by 60 feet for new retail<br>• Project would cost $10 million to $15 million<br>• Federal transportation funding sought<p>More details …

Urban Design

Detroiters deserve more retail in their neighborhoods; new study backs an old idea

Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>CLOSE<p>TODAY'S TOP STORIES Evangelist Billy Graham has died at age 99 | 3:51<p>The Rev. Billy Graham, counselor to presidents and the most …

Detroit

Gilbert snags downtown Detroit Comerica bank branch for $5M

CLOSE<p>The reported $5 million deal closed in November.<p>Dan Gilbert's real estate firm has bought Comerica's downtown Detroit bank branch for a reported …

Real Estate

Residential property values going up in Detroit

Property values are going up in Detroit for the first time in more than 15 years, officials say

Detroit

Map reveals new District Detroit details

• Aerial map obtained by <i>Crain's</i> shows 200,000 square feet of new retail space<br>• Two new high-rise towers planned near Comerica Park<p>Two high-rise buildings …

Skyscrapers

Preservationists: Don't tear down Detroit's old buildings to make way for parking lots

CLOSE<p>The 13-story 252-room Park Avenue Hotel, built in 1924, is imploded Saturday in Detroit by Adamo Demolition to make way for the new Red Wings …

Detroit

Detroit Public TV Debuts Documentary About Detroit Industrialist and NFL Team Owner Ralph C. Wilson Jr. on Sunday

DBusiness Daily News<p>Published: Friday, February 2, 2018<p>The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation and Detroit Public Television will air a new documentary, …

NFL

New Visit Detroit campaign video features sparkling images, positive quotes

click to enlarge<p>There's no doubt Detroit is undergoing an immense revitalization. In the past few years we've seen new restaurants and bars open left …

Little Caesars Arena

Rare baseball cards and memorabilia will be on display at new 'Play Ball' DIA exhibit

click to enlarge<p>America's favorite pastime may seem like an unlikely subject for an art museum but the DIA has bases loaded for their latest …

Art

Demolition countdown begins for Detroit's Joe Louis Arena

CLOSE<p>Approaching the Detroit Red Wings’ final game at Joe Louis Arena, we're counting down the top moments in arena history.<p>The City of Detroit has …

Detroit