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70 units in 30 days: Forest Arms redevelopment fills up fast in Midtown

The Forest Arms apartment building in Midtown is going to accept its first tenants since 2008. And after opening the building up to the market, it reached full capacity in just 30 days. 

Corktown Farmers' Market returns this week

Organizers see the return of the market as an assertion of Corktown being the premier local food neighborhood the city. 

Outdoor Education Center transforms vacant land in Osborn neighborhood

The Greening of Detroit and Osborn Neighborhood Alliance have partnered together to repurpose four vacant lots into an Outdoor Education Center, which will provide learning opportunities for neighborhood youth. 


New hotel in Midtown offers sustainable stays and intimate access to the city

The recently renovated El Moore Lodge in Midtown Detroit has a lot to offer its guests: energy-efficient rooms, great location, and access to apartment residents familiar with the city.

Nonprofit landscape architecture group to debut market garden in Penrose neighborhood this spring

The Penrose Market Garden project is multi-layered, one that will operate as a functioning urban farm while also serving to provide project leaders key information about viable urban farming practices in the city of Detroit. 

February development news round-up: Breweries, apartments, vacant lots, and more

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.

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."

Campaign launched to keep city's homeless population healthy through the winter

The Neighborhood Service Organization has launched a pair of wellness and outreach programs to prevent and care for foot-related issues among Detroit's homeless population.

Fighting tax foreclosure, Recovery Park, and more: October 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.

Detroit Future City releases guide to help residents steward vacant lots

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.

West Village pop-up store to promote time spent outdoors in the city

MOR & Co. is the outdoor store for city folk, says founder Sarah White, a West Village resident.

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.

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.

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.
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