Detroit Development News
Detroit artists Mandisa Smith and Najma Wilson are hoping to liven up the Avenue of Fashion with an installation that will fill the empty space of a Livernois Avenue boulevard median.
Everyone seems to have an opinion about Alex Pereira's redevelopment projects in Woodbridge. His latest, the "Wonderland House", is no exception.
As the city of Detroit makes it easier for residents to purchase vacant lots in their neighborhoods, the Detroit Future City Implementation Office has developed a field guide for residents that informs them how to transform the empty land into neighborhood resources.
"A lot of these signs are disappearing," says Krcmarik. "I've always liked the visual landscape here. Some of the anti-blight measures kind of destroy things. I have to keep it alive in some way even if I can't stop them from tearing down a building."
It's been another busy month for development news in the city of Detroit. Let's catch up on some of the biggest stories from the past four weeks.
The cities of Hamtramck and Detroit have completed a swap of two of their star performers, with Rock City Eatery going to Detroit and the Detroit City FC moving to Hamtramck. Each move was made with growth in mind.
Wasserman Projects, a venue specializing in art, design, and music programming, will open its doors in concert with the Detroit Design Festival on Friday, Sept. 25.
Ten writers, poets, and publishers, each with their own unique connection to the city of Detroit, will be the focus of an art unveiling Sunday, Sept. 20, at Eastern Market.
Negative and Print on Third Street is a full-service photography lab, complete with all of the equipment necessary for developing actual film.
Mansion rehabs, plans for new hotels, and windows in Michigan Central Station are some of the stories that made news last month in Detroit.
Virtuoso Design+Build's placemaking efforts add outdoor dining options, pedestrian-friendly vibe to Greektown.
On Sept. 4-5, Washington, D.C.-based artist Carmen C. Wong will offer "Tactile Taste of Banglatown," a theatrical installation where visitors will experience neighborhood straddling Detroit and Hamtramck by sight, sound, taste, and more.
A highlight of this year's Detroit design festival will be "Under the Cut," a series of installations planned for the Dequindre Cut Greenway.
Things are coming together for the Whisky Parlor, a new food and drinks venue from the people responsible for Grand Trunk Pub and Checker Bar.
A new gallery in Corktown and a wine-centric restaurant downtown are slated to this month.