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Placemaking projects continue popping up outside greater downtown

Seven placemaking projects, one for each city council district, are being given a boost by Community Development Advocates of Detroit.

Massive I-94 modernization efforts to limit residential and commercial displacement, officials say

Neighborhood residents and various organizations have been vocal in their concerns that efforts to widen I-94 will result in the displacement of residents and businesses. Officials insist that their goal is to minimize any displacement and keep as much of the construction within the Interstate's existing footprint as possible.

Small vineyard takes shape in old school on east side

Local land baron Dennis Kefallinos is getting back to his roots by planting a small vineyard deep in the Motor City’s east side.

Nortown community fights to save historic farmhouse, receives demolition deferment

An effort is under way to save a Victorian farmhouse in northeast Detroit that was built in the early 1870s by Col. Philetus Norris, a Civil War veteran and the second superintendent of Yellowstone National Park.

Baseball, buses, and the latest Detroit neighborhood improvement efforts

Two Detroit community groups have turned to crowdfunding to improve the neighborhoods that they represent. A Grandmont Rosedale park and an eastside bus stop are the targeted projects. In both cases, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation has pledged to provide each successful crowdfunding campaign with a matching grant.








October development news round-up



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