Duggan’s administration understated the level of abandonment in Detroit; Ben Carson’s name likely to be removed from public school; Gilbert sells Greektown Casino.
It was a rare but exciting moment for one of the nation’s busiest fire stations: Detroit was just 15 minutes shy of having no house fires in 24 hours.
Detroit’s most desolate area is in the shadow of the Coleman A. Young International Airport on Detroit’s east side, where entire blocks are overgrown parcels.
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It’s the kind of place where you brag about hosting a block party in which no one was assaulted.
Vacate a building. Leave everything behind. That’s the Detroit way.
From stately tudors to roomy colonials, this year’s Wayne County auction has plenty of bargains.
Lured by homes selling for as low as $100, investors are beginning to buy up dozens of properties at one time.
At first glance, the hulking Globe Building on Detroit’s east riverfront looks like any industrial eyesore – a collapsing roof, faded exterior and rusted steel beams.
It’s the first real test of Mayor Dave Bing’s plan to repopulate stable neighborhoods and transform vacant areas into lakes, farms, forests and greenways.