One business owner said, “We’re talking about a real loser.”
The city’s move would prevent speculators from buying properties without plans to develop them.
Failures in the Fire Department are prompting calls for Fire Commissioner Don Austin to retire.
Time is running out for a developer to transform Detroit’s symbol of industrial decline into housing, restaurants, retail space, offices and a hotel.
Brush Park residents and Tigers fans are getting robbed, sometimes at gunpoint.
Despite city efforts to keep people off the field, persistent fans have revived the ballpark. Now families visit the park; people bring their dogs; and other come to play baseball.
The city of Detroit cleared the final hurdle to begin demolishing the storied, crumbling Brewster projects that loom like towering gravestones over I-75 near downtown.
The sprawling Greek revival-style building near the Southfield Freeway collapsed in December 2011, killing two metal scrappers and drawing attention to a long-abandoned building that is wide open to trespass and has injured others in the past.
While the Tiger Stadium site sits empty in Corktown, high-end lofts in Indianapolis are being built around a minor league ballpark.
Ice accumulated a fire gutted an abandoned apartment building in Detroit Saturday morning.