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This is what's being built around Metro Detroit.

For every step forward, Detroit has to be wary of taking multiple steps back

There is so much good going on in Detroit right now. The M1 Rail is on the tracks as we speak, being tested for...

Detroit Zoo gets a new eco-friendly parking lot, adding 215 spaces

Parking lots usually create a lot of water runoff that has to be then treated by sewage systems. However, the Detroit Zoo has built...
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New baby boutique Little High Flyers in Midtown aiming to take off

Sometimes you are just in the right place at the right time. On Thursday I needed to be in Midtown for the Treymore Apartment...

Vacant for more than 20 years, the Treymore finds new life as affordable housing

There's a lot of talk on the high price end about Detroit real estate as of late, especially in the Midtown neighborhood. But here's...

Detroit streetcar stations begin to take shape, new rendering released

If you've been driving down Woodward in greater downtown Detroit, you may have noticed that there are now platforms and partial shelters sticking out of...

This Old House will feature the rehabilitation of a second Detroit home

A 1930s home that has been empty for more than a decade in the Crary-St. Mary’s section of the Grandmont Rosedale neighborhood of Detroit is...
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What can viewing 32 years of Metro Detroit from space tell us?

This is cool and sobering at the same time. It's a short clip - just twelve seconds - but it covers 32 years of...

Miniature golf course on verge of being built in Detroit’s North End neighborhood

Up on Oakland Avenue and Clay, it looks like seven vacant lots in the city of Detroit are about to be turned into a...

Detroit’s getting a new “Agrihood,” looks to transform neighborhood through sustainability

This latest project in Detroit’s North End ties neighborhood growth along with agriculture.One of the more interesting storylines in Detroit’s transformation has been the...

Gilbert unveils $100M+ “Monroe Blocks” project that includes two high-rises

To say the folks over in Gilbertland are busy as of late is an understatement. Greater Downtown's development is starting to move at breakneck pace, and...
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Look inside Detroit’s new Warby Parker retail store (PICS)

Saturday was the first official day open for the new Warby Parker location on Woodward in downtown Detroit. The store seemed to have a steady...

PICS, RENDERINGS: Large Brush Park project to start construction next week

The Brush Park neighborhood of Detroit at one time was full of the stately homes of some of the big leaders in the city.There...
Future Under Armour store location. Daily Detroit photo.

Under Armour To Open Two Story Store Across From Old Hudson’s Site In Detroit

In spring of 2017, it looks like the doors will swing open on yet another national retailer in downtown Detroit.Baltimore-based Under Armour is opening...

Woodward Avenue Warby Parker Has An Opening Date, Moving Into Original Vernors Location

Walnut shelving. Terrazzo flooring. Brass fixtures. A domed ceiling. The art from Detroit artist David Rubello, whose iconic Color Cubes mural graced downtown Detroit for over...

Ford & UAW-Ford Contribute $6 Million In Funding For New Motown Museum Theater

Recently we brought you word of the expansion plans of the Motown Museum – but, as with all plans, money needs to be raised.Ford...

Architect Plans Custom-Built Homes In Detroit’s North Corktown Neighborhood

Detroit’s North Corktown neighborhood will see its first new homes built in years starting next spring by an architect who says the neighborhood offers...

Installation Of The Track Is Now Complete For Detroit’s New Streetcar, Woodward On Schedule...

Detroit hasn't had a streetcar in a long, long time. More than half a century. Soon, we're going to be able to see them...

Dog Daycare Canine To Five Embarks On $1.6 Million Expansion Plan On Cass

This story is for the the dogs.. literally. And their owners too.Canine To Five, the dog daycare founded in 2005 in Detroit on Cass Avenue...

A Look Inside Of The Future 260 Square Foot Micro Lofts At The New...

If you haven't been through Capital Park lately, you might have missed the construction that is currently happening on Grand River and Griswold Street...
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Difficult Intersection In Downtown Detroit To Become More Walkable, Get 13,000 Foot Plaza

New plans and an animation were released today, focusing on simplifying one of downtown Detroit's most difficult intersections for pedestrians and confusing for cars.And...

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PHOTOS: Inside Zarkpa’s Purses & Accessories, Celebrating Three Years In Detroit

Three years for any business is an accomplishment, and I never need an additional reason to look at purses, so on Friday I visited Zarkpa's...