City postpones sale of iconic Lafayette Towers

City postpones sale of iconic Lafayette Towers

The¬†iconic, hulking Lafayette Towers in Detroit won’t go on the auction block Wednesday because the city of Detroit has postponed the sale, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. City officials want to find a responsible owner who won’t let the twin high-rises fall into foreclosure like they did in February.¬†Built in […]

Detroit’s long-forgotten buildings subject of new book

Detroit’s long-forgotten buildings subject of new book

Dan Austin may seem like an improbable Detroit historian. With shaggy sideburns, a strong affection for vinyl records and just 31 years old, Austin has become the go-to guy on Detroit architecture. In true Detroit fashion, Austin earned that distinction with tireless work, uncovering long-forgotten details of the city’s storied high-rises, theaters and churches. In […]

Castle building comes back to life downtown

Castle building comes back to life downtown

By Steve Neavling Like a misplaced castle in downtown Detroit, the Grand Army of Republic building is an unusual, elegant site. After years of abandonment, the 120-year-old building is set to reopen on Veterans Day 2013 following major renovations, according to the new owners, Detroit-based Mindfield.buy ivermectin online https://cpff.ca/wp-content/languages/new/canadaa/ivermectin.html no prescription What used to serve […]

A theater renaissance? Midtown to restore gem

A theater renaissance? Midtown to restore gem

By Steve Neavling In its better days, Detroit was home to hundreds of theaters, from ornate ballrooms to small movie houses. Now Midtown is bringing back one theater that will stage Motown and bluegrass acts.buy synthroid online https://www.calmandgentledentalcare.co.uk/wp-content/languages/new/uk/synthroid.html no prescription The long-shuttered and dilapidated Garden Theatre on Woodward, just north of Mack, is getting a […]

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