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As a senior housing crisis develops in Detroit, advocates are offering solutions
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
The development boom happening in downtown and Midtown Detroit comes at a cost for some of the city's most vulnerable residents, senior citizens. Senior housing advocates, however, are exploring solutions to this crisis.
Along Woodward, residents and business owners have mixed feelings about M-1 Rail construction
Nick Hagen and Matthew Lewis
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Photographer Nick Hagen and writer Matthew Lewis walked the length of the M-1 Rail streetcar route to find out how construction is affecting small businesses and residents.
The Detroit Fall Beer Festival and the future of craft beer in the city
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
On Friday, Oct. 25 and Saturday, Oct. 26, 75 breweries from around the state will be serving over 600 beers in Eastern Market at the 6th annual Detroit Fall Beer Festival. In advance of the festival, we talked to Scott Graham of the Michigan Brewers Guild about the future of Detroit's beer scene.
Detroit blogs you need to be reading
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
You read Model D, so thanks! We really appreciate you. But we acknowledge that there are lots of other sources for great writing about Detroit, so we put together this list of our favorite local blogs.
After 25 years, Grandmont Rosedale provides a template for community development
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
For a quarter century, Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation has worked towards its mission of preserving and improving the Grandmont Rosedale neighborhoods. Its efforts are bearing fruit.
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Atomic Cafe gallery for outsider art to begin Phase 3 in Hamtramck
Historic Catholic school building re-opens as charter school
October development news round-up
Offworld Arcade now open once a month in Corktown
Co-working space to open in Grandmont Rosedale
Developers dig 27 geothermal wells to heat, cool Midtown's historic Forest Arms building
Anahata Yoga opens pop-up studio in Grandmont Rosedale
Artisanal crafts boutique opens second Detroit location in Grandmont Rosedale
Learn how to submit a successful Knight Cities Challenge application at Wednesday Q&A
Detroit City Football Club explores options for a new stadium
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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
Video: The case for historic preservation, not just demolition, in Detroit's war on blight
Source: Michigan Historic Preservation Network
DesignLAB Detroit to host mobile conference on the People Mover
Source: DesignLAB Detroit
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