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Crowdfunding and matching grant campaign begins for public space at 6 Mile and Wyoming

A vacant lot at the corner of McNichols and Wyoming will be transformed into the Charles McGee Community Commons, a green space and public art venue.

So you want to save a house? Brick + Beam can help

The building restoration group is hosting a workshop at the University of Detroit Mercy on Wednesday, Jan. 27, from 6-8 p.m. with the goal of introducing Detroiters to the tools they need to save houses in their neighborhoods.

Building Hugger to host open house at new HQ in Eastern Market

Building Hugger, a historic restoration business, believes it has finally found a space into which it can grow -- a 6,000-square-foot Eastern Market building called the "Hug Factory."

January development news round-up

It's been another busy month for development news in the city. Let's catch up on some of the biggest stories from the past four weeks.

Placemaking projects seek to re-energize struggling section of Michigan Avenue

Organizers hope efforts like the installation of bike racks and the painting of murals will help breath life into a struggling commercial section of Michigan Avenue.

20 Detroit-based projects named finalists for Knight Cities Challenge

Twenty of the 158 Knight Cities Challenge finalists are Detroit-based projects. The winners will be announced later this spring.

Detroit first and only American city to be named City of Design

Detroit has been named to the UNESCO Creative Cities Network as a City of Design.

West Village bank rehab to feature sushi restaurant, wine bar, and florist (plus lofts!)

Sushi, wine, charcuterie, flowers, and lofts are coming together under one roof in West Village.

Group launches crowdfunding campaign to transform Mack Ave. storefront into community space

A community development group on Detroit's east side is hoping to use money raised in a crowdfunding campaign to transform a storefront on Mack Avenue into The Commons, a mixed-use community space. 

November development news round-up

It's been another busy month for development news in the city. Let's catch up on some of the biggest stories from the past four weeks.

Efforts to speed up development along the Detroit River take off with new RFQ

In an effort to stimulate development along the city's east riverfront, the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy and the city of Detroit Planning Department have issued a request for qualifications for a development plan.

International design community collaborates with Detroiters on Culture Lab product line

The products will be available to the public at the Midtown store Nora from Oct. 30 through Nov. 15.

Detroit City FC to kick off largest community-financed project in U.S. sports history

Detroit City FC is preparing to kick off what it's estimating to be the largest community-financed project in U.S. sports history, the renovation of its future home, Keyworth Stadium in Hamtramck.

Woodbridge developer continues line of fable-themed rehabs with "Wonderland House"

Everyone seems to have an opinion about Alex Pereira's redevelopment projects in Woodbridge. His latest, the "Wonderland House", is no exception.

Font fight: Preserving Detroit's visual cultures

"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."
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