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What if the movement to reimagine I-375 included Movement?
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
As Detroit considers permanently transforming I-375, what if we temporarily shut down the freeway and experienced it at the human scale? What if Movement grew
into 375 next year? Can you feel it?
Getting creative about freeway removal: If Portland can do it, why can't Detroit?
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Last week, we kicked off a three-part series asking Detroiters to imagine a new future for I-375, America's shortest (and arguably silliest) Interstate. For part two of the series, we present you with transportation projects from around the world where a community's collective desire for well-designed and healthy urban environments lead to creative transformations of freeways.
Reimagining America's silliest Interstate: Introducing a series on the future of I-375
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Can Detroiters imagine more creative uses for I-375 than those currently proposed? Model D begins a series of three features that dare to dream big about the transformation of America's least useful freeway.
The Porous Borders Festival to bring attention to Hamtramck's boundaries through art and activity
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
From May 16-19, over 50 performances and events will take place along Hamtramck's borders with Detroit and Highland Park as a part of the Porous Borders Festival. "The idea is to make the border visible with art and activity that brings neighbors together," says organizer Liza Bielby.
With change afoot in Southwest Detroit, can residents steer development?
Serena Maria Daniels
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Like much of the city, Southwest Detroit is experiencing rapid change. In a 20-block section, however, residents are helping guide the transformation.
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TechTown SWOT City spreads opportunity to neighborhood businesses
New Economy Initiative
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
SWOT City empowers neighborhood businesses, providing them with expert analysis to help them identify their strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats.
Hamtramck's (revolver) restaurant might just blow your underpants off
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
A combination supper club and social experiment, (revolver) features a rotating host of chefs that changes each week, from home cooks looking to launch their own concept to seasoned professionals of national note looking to do something different and have a little bit of fun.
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Corktown Farmers Market to celebrate grand opening May 21
Interactive art labyrinth opens in New Center
Eastern Market: Newly renovated Shed 5 sets standard for regional food hubs
Baseball, buses, and the latest Detroit neighborhood improvement efforts
Grandmont Rosedale bookstore to celebrate grand opening on Independent Bookstore Day
Detroit native brings high-end leather goods to Midtown
April development news round-up
Pop-ups, bike racks, and daffodils: Placemaking on Springwells Street
New Baltimore Street lofts coming to Milwaukee Junction
2015 will be 'banner year' for M-1 Rail construction, work on Campus Martius section to begin soon
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Is the development craze in Midtown spreading to nearby Milwaukee Junction?
Source: Bridge Magazine
Knight Arts Challenge launches for third year
Source: John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
Porous Borders Festival seeks artists to engage with the Detroit/Hamtramck border
Punch Bowl Social, a boozy adult playground, opens on Broadway
Brooklyn's Galapagos Art Space to make new home in Detroit, buys property in Cortown, Highland Park
Survey wants your insights on downtown Detroit
Write A House selects first winner, poet Casey Rocheteau of Brooklyn
Source: Write A House
Park(ing) day comes to Detroit on Sept. 19
Source: Wayne State University Office of Economic Development
Knight Arts Challenge People's Choice vote ends August 29
Source: Knight Arts Challenge Detroit
Midtown Inc. closes in on $50K fundraising goal for green alley project
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