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An update on the progress of developments in Core City
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An update on the progress of developments in Core City

Photo by Chris Miele Philip Kafka’s expansion of the district around Warren and Grand River avenues continued this summer It’s rare you see a...

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First privately-negotiated CBA in Detroit’s history signed for NW Goldberg development
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First privately-negotiated CBA in Detroit’s history signed for NW Goldberg development

West Grand Boulevard Collaborative president Mildred Hunt Robbins speaks at a press conference announcing the CBA with Grasso Holdings | Aaron...

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Detroit’s vintage clothing stores, mapped
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Detroit’s vintage clothing stores, mapped

Dresses and hats at the Velvet Tower | Michelle Gerard Everything old is new, so the saying goes. And if the proliferation of vintage clothing...

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What $1,600 rents in Detroit right now
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What $1,600 rents in Detroit right now

See what you can get in neighborhoods like Woodbridge, Midtown, and West Village Welcome to this week’s installment of Curbed Comparisons, where we...

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Construction complete, first owners move in to James Place Lofts in Brush Park
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Construction complete, first owners move in to James Place Lofts in Brush Park

Photos by Michal Catari of Wolf Virtual Reality Four units starting at $399,990 are still available It took longer than expected, but a new-build...

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Construction on The Mid to likely start in September
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Construction on The Mid to likely start in September

Courtesy inFORM Studio The final hurdles in the $377-million mixed-use development have been cleared Most of the pieces are in place for...

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Detroit’s most stable neighborhood is changing
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Detroit’s most stable neighborhood is changing

Lafayette Park townhouses | Photo by Michelle Gerard The second edition of a unique book on Lafayette Park illustrates what’s different and what’s...

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State awards over $6M in funding for five low-income housing projects in Detroit
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State awards over $6M in funding for five low-income housing projects in Detroit

Rendering of Brush + Watson | Courtesy of Oombra Architects The credits will mainly benefit renters making between 30 to 80 percent of the area...

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Boutique condo development to soon break ground in Woodbridge
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Boutique condo development to soon break ground in Woodbridge

Rendering of Levels Commonwealth | Courtesy of Tekton Development Units at Levels Commonwealth will start at $349,000 Woodbridge is mostly known...

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The legacy of black architects in Detroit
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The legacy of black architects in Detroit

The legacy of black architects in Detroit Drive up Linwood Street, just north of I-94 in Detroit’s Northwest Goldberg neighborhood, and you will...

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Three condos starting at $1.55M to be built in Hartz Building downtown
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Three condos starting at $1.55M to be built in Hartz Building downtown

Each unit will be around 3,000 square feet and take up a whole floor of the historic building Some of the highest-priced condos have just hit the...

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Detroit releases plan to address city’s sustainability issues
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Detroit releases plan to address city’s sustainability issues

The Sustainability Action Agenda has 43 action items, including expanding the city’s recycling program Detroit took an important step towards...

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Report: Since 2010, Detroit added more walkable urban spaces than any other U.S. city
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Report: Since 2010, Detroit added more walkable urban spaces than any other U.S. city

“Food Traffic Ahead” finds enormous potential and growth in the Motor City’s walkability Walkability produces a lot of desirable outcomes for...

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Detroit area renters are looking to get of town, report
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Detroit area renters are looking to get of town, report

Despite the current apartment boom, local renters are searching elsewhere As Detroit prepares to add thousands of new rental units to meet a rising...

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How this Mexican muralist sees and paints Southwest Detroit
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How this Mexican muralist sees and paints Southwest Detroit

Elton Monroy Durán uses art to create a visible identity for the local Latino community Often when Elton Monroy Durán walks into a business in...

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Community benefits deal revealed for Gordie Howe Bridge project
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Community benefits deal revealed for Gordie Howe Bridge project

The Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority committed to workforce development and infrastructure investments On Friday, June 14, the Windsor-Detroit...

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What $3,000 rents in Detroit right now
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What $3,000 rents in Detroit right now

See what you can get in neighborhoods like Milwaukee Junction, Corktown, and Rivertown Welcome to this week’s installment of Curbed Comparisons,...

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HUD approves sale of Brewster-Douglass site to Gilbert, partners for $23M
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HUD approves sale of Brewster-Douglass site to Gilbert, partners for $23M

The $23 million sale will likely go through in the fall A major hurdle has been cleared to develop the site of the former Brewster-Douglass Housing...

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City of Detroit proposes big changes to regulate Airbnbs
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City of Detroit proposes big changes to regulate Airbnbs

Does it go too far? The city of Detroit may soon make major changes to the City Code to regulate short-term rentals, which would affect people’s...

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The Assembly, a $39M mixed-use development from Bedrock, opens in Corktown
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The Assembly, a $39M mixed-use development from Bedrock, opens in Corktown

The Assembly has 32 apartment units, nearly 80K square feet of office space, and ground-floor retail An enormous redevelopment project from Bedrock...

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Detroit officials: More mortgages issued in April than any month over past decade
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Detroit officials: More mortgages issued in April than any month over past decade

The number of mortgages has increased every year since 2012 They say that spring is homebuying season. In Detroit, that’s certainly proving true....

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Sneak Peek: The Corner development at old Tiger Stadium nears completion
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Sneak Peek: The Corner development at old Tiger Stadium nears completion

The first tenants in the Corktown apartments and condos will move in very soon Corktown is about to get a whole lot denser. On the east side of...

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What $850 rents in Detroit right now
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What $850 rents in Detroit right now

See what you can get in neighborhoods like Grandmont-Rosedale, Chandler Park, and Hamtramck Welcome to this week’s installment of Curbed...

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Neighborhood group looks to build park to memorialize black Detroit veterans
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Neighborhood group looks to build park to memorialize black Detroit veterans

The Buffalo Soldiers Memorial Park hopes to raise $50,000 by July 17 The Buffalo Soldiers, an all-black regiment in the United States Army, have a...

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Amidst affordability concerns, Eastern Market formalizes development protocols
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Amidst affordability concerns, Eastern Market formalizes development protocols

The market’s nonprofit manager is taking steps to retain the district’s core identity Affordability in Eastern Market has been a major issue of...

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Black celebrity investment in Detroit gains steam
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Black celebrity investment in Detroit gains steam

In the last year, some big names like Lenny Kravitz, Angela Yee, and Big Sean have put money into Detroit real estate and businesses In her role as...

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Olympia breaks ground on $70M office building, takes steps to fix public image
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Olympia breaks ground on $70M office building, takes steps to fix public image

The Ilitch-owned development company has recently announced projects and begun talking to the media—is it enough? After weeks of getting hammered...

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Why this developer is revitalizing a quiet intersection in Core City
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Why this developer is revitalizing a quiet intersection in Core City

Philip Kafka is creating something quite unique at Warren and Grand River Drive down any of the main spokes in Detroit and you’re likely to come...

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City Council approves FCA plant: Here’s everything you need to know
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City Council approves FCA plant: Here’s everything you need to know

There’s a lot to unpack with this historic deal It’s official: There will be a new plant in Detroit. On May 21, two votes cleared key elements for...

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After missing first deadline, Olympia and city agree to new terms for Eddystone Hotel redevelopment
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After missing first deadline, Olympia and city agree to new terms for Eddystone Hotel redevelopment

The new plan will be submitted to the DDA for approval on May 22 Olympia Development and the Ilitch family that runs it have faced a growing chorus...

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