Detroit’s Fitzgerald neighborhoods land $20 million, multi-year investment

Detroit’s Fitzgerald neighborhoods land $20 million, multi-year investment

Growth is good. And it’s becoming more evident in Detroit’s neighborhoods, particularly in the Livernois-McNichols area where government, civic and neighborhood leaders gathered just an hour ago to announce the ground-breaking of the new 2.5-acre Ella Fitzgerald Park development. A morning celebration of the new HomeBase community center and Ella Fitzgerald Park brought Mayor Mike […]

Detroit’s Fresh Wagon hosts free family fun day tomorrow

Detroit’s Fresh Wagon hosts free family fun day tomorrow

One year ago the Detroit Department of Transportation found a way to help Detroiters find a route to better health and better food. It introduced Fresh Wagon, a direct round-trip bus service from six Detroit neighborhoods to Eastern Market every Saturday. The idea came directly from customer feedback and the need for riders to have […]

Arise Detroit! summit to help neighborhoods prepare for growth

Arise Detroit! summit to help neighborhoods prepare for growth

Opportunity is knocking at many Detroit neighborhoods. Investors would like to invest. People would like to move in. Retail would like to be there to serve the community. But before all that can happen, those neighborhoods must transform and reimagine themselves and then need to find the resources needed to improve their communities. That’s the […]

Detroit plan will invest $125 million in business districts, reclaim $2.6 billion in retail spending

Detroit plan will invest $125 million in business districts, reclaim $2.6 billion in retail spending

Some Detroit business districts showing small, but promising signs of recovery, as well as the many with little to no hope of improvement in sight, will soon get a seismic infusion of capital, Mayor Mike Duggan announced today. If approved by the Detroit City Council, the improvement dollars will come $125 million in bond funds, […]

Detroit’s Stone Soap building gets $27 million makeover with 63 new residential units, retail space

Detroit’s Stone Soap building gets $27 million makeover with 63 new residential units, retail space

It seems perfect given the name. The Stone Soap building is getting a good cleaning and is being redeveloped into a new mixed-use structure that will renovate existing structures, include new construction and add three to six additional stories on top of the building. “The riverfront belongs to everybody, and the redevelopment of the Stone […]

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