Billionaire Matty Moroun has pledged for years to clean up the Michigan Central Station, one of Detroit’s most iconic symbols of decay.
More than a third of the houses and buildings are vacant in eight Detroit neighborhoods.
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.
A task force charged with tackling blight released a sobering, unprecedented report today detailing the scope of decay in Detroit.
Brewster-Douglass is considered the nation’s first publicly funded housing project for black people when it was built in the 1930s.
When Mayor Duggan positioned himself in front of the microphone Wednesday evening, he glanced down at a yellow legal pad with sparse handwriting.
The plan is to plant 15,000 hardwood trees like maple and oak this spring over an area riddled with abandoned homes, dead trees and piles of garbage, tires and old furniture.
The Brewsters are the nation’s first publicly funded housing project for black people.
Chicago-area developer Bill Hults has his eye on Detroit’s east side.
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