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As they wait for contracts, local organizations prepare workers for deconstruction jobs
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
While demolition will make up the lion's share of the city's blight elimination efforts, Mayor Duggan and the Detroit Blight Authority are pushing to ensure that deconstruction also plays a role. Area training centers hope to prepare students for careers in both demolition and deconstruction.
'More than just a place for a party,' Berliner Dimitri Hegemann sees Detroit as place for new ideas
Tuesday, December 09, 2014
"I see the club as more than just a place for a party. I want the music to stimulate discussion and new ideas," says Hegemann, who was recently in Detroit to discuss the potential of bringing new cultural spaces to the city.
On the Avenue of Fashion, small businesses are driving the revival of a neighborhood retail district
Thursday, December 04, 2014
A historic neighborhood business district is re-emerging thanks to the dedication and energy of new business owners.
Berliner Dimitri Hegemann to discuss plans for Fisher Body 21 at community talk on Nov. 29
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Hegemann, a Berlin entrepreneur who has played an important role during over two decades of revitalization and reinvention in that city, will be back in Detroit on Nov. 29 to talk about how strategies from Berlin can be used to catalyze growth in Detroit's creative economy.
Doing business differently: IdeaLab returns Nov. 14
Model D Staff
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Over the last five years, IdeaLab has showcased dozens of Detroiters on the vanguard of community and economic development, and this year's Nov. 14 event is no exception.
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Detroit Experience Factory to move to Monroe Avenue, Build Institute to Bagley Street
Managing partner on Gold Cash Gold opening: A 'wild' success
Art Deco classic restored in downtown Detroit
December development news round-up
Detroit's newest music venue, the Huma Room, opens with HopCat craft beer bar
Mystery chef lined up for new Midtown restaurant Chartreuse
Sweet Lorraine's Fabulous Mac n' Cheez! restaurant to occupy old Marwil Bookstore space in Midtown
Businesses work together to draw holiday shoppers to the Villages
DNR seeks businesses for Belle Isle Park in 2015
100-year master plan for Palmer Park revealed
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Punch Bowl Social, a boozy adult playground, opens on Broadway
Explore the impact of the New Deal on Detroit
Detroit man claims he's the high bidder on $3M bundle of 6,350 properties in county auction
Source: Detroit News
Study questions inclusivity of revitalization efforts in Detroit
Berliners want to invest in Detroit, but you already knew that because you read Model D
How Detroit grew around Hamtramck and Highland Park
Senior housing at risk in revitalization of downtown and Midtown Detroit
Source: MLive Detroit
M-1 Rail update: First shipment of rails arrives in Detroit (with pictures!)
Source: M-1 Rail
Re-examining the $500 house: You get what you pay for
Source: Good Magazine
Explaining an old trend: Anti-urbanism in America
Source: The Boston Globe
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