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Shipping containers, bike paths, Rehab Addict, and more: July development news round-up

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.

Ambitious art installation debuts in downtown's Paradise Valley Harmonie Park

The "Nice Outift" sculptures are nine distinct figures that are viewed collectively.

New hotels, a new downtown park, and more: June 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.

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.

Detroit groups raise funds for placemaking projects, from opera to sunflower living rooms

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation has added two more Detroit placemaking projects to its Public Spaces Community Places initiative. An events venue in southwest Detroit and a community garden in a northwest playground will receive sizable grants from the MEDC should each of them meet crowdfunding goals.

6 Detroit groups win money and mentorship in contest to improve city's vibrancy, livability

Each Detroiter will receive $5,000 for their project as well as training and support from professional mentors.

May development news round-up: Brush Park, power washing the DIA, and more

May was a busy month for development news in Detroit. This will help catch you up.

New management company seeks to improve historic Virginia Park shopping center

Virginia Park Shopping Plaza isn't your typical strip mall. Built in the 1960s, the 72,000-square-foot shopping center was dreamed up by a group of Virginia Park residents who wanted to create positive change in their neighborhood after the civil unrest of 1967.

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.

Eastern Market: Newly renovated Shed 5 sets standard for regional food hubs

On Saturday, May 2, local dignitaries and Eastern Market Corporation officials gathered to celebrate the unveiling of Eastern Market Shed 5 in all its renovated glory.

Detroit native brings high-end leather goods to Midtown

Scheduled to open September 1, 2015, the Detroit location will be the eighth Will Leather Goods retail store.

April 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.

New Baltimore Street lofts coming to Milwaukee Junction

If all goes as planned, an old warehouse in the city's Milwaukee Junction area will be converted into 12 lofts and available to rent come fall.

Hamtramck's 'Pope Park' subject of crowdfunding campaign

Over $100,000 in improvements are planned for the park. Nearly half of that would come from this crowdfunding-matching grant hybrid. If the park can raise its goal of $25,000 via crowdfunding by June 1, the MEDC will contribute a $25,000 matching grant.

Restaurant and bike shop to join tattoo parlor and beer store in old Chinatown building

Ever since moving to Detroit in 2003, Matt Hessler has wanted to open a tattoo parlor in the city. Come mid-June, he will be doing just that.
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