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Barat House Bites The Dust, Demolished By DIA For Parking Lot

An example of mid-century architecture and former home of psychiatric services to troubled girls behind the Detroit Institute of Arts is being demolished. The work at The Barat House at John R. and Frederick began over the weekend, with construction equipment making quick work of the two-story structure that was built by the League of Catholic Women in 1961. The demolition has raised the heckles of some in the preservation community, as the Barat House was designed by Robert Harter Snyder, a...

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 a new parking lot made out of “permeable pavement,” which reduces storm water runoff and filters pollutants. Permeable pavement allows for the natural absorption of water beneath the surface, prevents excess storm water from damaging sewer systems, and minimizes underground pollutants. This practice was first implemented at the Zoo in 2015 with the construction of...

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