$2.5 million gift from Yaker family will help revitalize Southwest Detroit neighborhood

$2.5 million gift from Yaker family will help revitalize Southwest Detroit neighborhood

The Newberry Homes revitalization project in the Southwest Detroit’s Chadsey-Condon neighborhood just got a $2.5 million leg up. The gift is from Judith Yaker, widow real estate developer Sam Yaker, will establish the Sam L. and Judith Yaker Fund. It will help more people become homeowners and revitalize an eight block area of the neighborhood. […]

$500,000 federal grant will preserve Dr. Ossian Sweet historic district

$500,000 federal grant will preserve Dr. Ossian Sweet historic district

There are many places in Detroit that memorialize the Civil Rights movement and the struggles African Americans have faced. The First Congregational Church of Detroit features the Underground Railroad Museum and the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History has the world’s largest permanent exhibit on African American history. There is another place at […]

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