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Model D, Skillman Foundation to host #YourDetroit Twitter chat on March 3
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
The Skillman Foundation and Model D are pleased to facilitate #YourDetroit, a Twitter chat happening Tuesday, March 3 from 2 to 3 p.m. We want to hear from you about where you see yourself in the narratives forming around contemporary Detroit.
To understand change in Midtown Detroit, look to Alexandrine Street
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
More than $40 million is being invested in the renovation of buildings -- big and small -- along the three blocks of West Alexandrine between Woodward Avenue and Third Street. It's here where some of the city's newest marquee business have set up shop and where the changing face of Midtown Detroit is most acutely visible.
Opinion: Detroit's leadership must engage emerging leaders and their vision of a new American Dream
Monday, February 23, 2015
Chris Grindem argues that Detroit's leaders must engage with a specific group of Millennials, the city's emerging leaders, and their vision of a new American Dream. Why? Because they are convinced Detroit is in a unique, once-in-a-lifetime position to help define the future of American cities.
How Motor City Mapping became a template for citywide collaboration
Friday, February 13, 2015
The Motor City Mapping project captured vital information on the condition of each of Detroit's 375,000+ parcels. It may have also created a template for citywide collaboration.
How four young chefs ignited Detroit's restaurant renaissance
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
In three short years, four young chefs have gone from "almost famous" to big-time celebrities in the local and national culinary scenes.
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Corktown Inn reinvents itself as the Corktown Hotel, hopes to clean up its act
Who's going to operate M-1 Rail? Organization seeks bids
Finally: Over 1,000 new windows for Michigan Central Station
Students pitch development ideas for Fisher Body Plant 21
February development news round-up
Gilbert draws six more businesses into downtown office space
Another Capitol Park development to receive state money
POP, downtown's new pop-up restaurant venue above Checker Bar, to feature Detroit Delhi
Community, city officials, and local celebs rally around re-opening of Lipke Rec Center
Kuzzo's Chicken and Waffles opens on the Avenue of Fashion
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Packard Plant developer outlines grand plans for Detroit
Source: Crain's Detroit Business
Rocket Fiber, a super-fast fiber Internet service, coming to downtown Detroit
Source: Crain's Detroit Business
Mayor Duggan sites 20 to 40 percent affordable housing goal in downtown, Midtown areas
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
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