The March 12, 1987, warehouse fire was one of the most tragic blazes in the city’s history.
The riot led to the creation of the first full-time police force in Detroit and was considered at the time to be the bloodiest day in the city’s history.
Here’s drone footage of the ballpark at the site of former Tiger Stadium.
Tailgaters broke into the boarded-up, 1869 Italiante-style home in Brush Park and began trashing the interior.
Gribbs was a controversial mayor who ran on a platform of cracking down on crime – at any cost.
A large claw poked through the stage of the once-celebrated theater on Detroit’s east side today.
The Eastown Theatre was one of Detroit’s most elegant movie palaces and later a premier rock venue during the psychedelic era.
Paradise Valley was a bustling entertainment and business district for black residents in Detroit from the 1920s to the 1950s until the area was paved over in the name of urban renewal.
On this day 80 years ago, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt kicked off the building of the Brewster Homes, America’s first federally funded public housing project for blacks.
Grosse Pointe Park has found plenty of clever ways to block one of its busiest borders with Detroit – erect a large pile of snow, delay work on a water main project and build a farmer’s market in the middle of the road.