There’s a lot of things Detroit is famous for. Cars. Motown. Eminem. Robocop. Techno. Ruins.
Whether we like it or not, a small number of visitors to a city that has suffered a series of unfortunate events come to witness, photograph, and write about the most physical manifestations of those events: our ancient buildings.
These buildings, which […]
Now may be the time to take advantage of the Detroit real estate market. Units at The Ellington Lofts at the Mack and Woodward could be had for as low as $95,000 for a one bedroom condo and units at the Riverfront could be had for as little as $60,000 for a one-bedroom new […]
If you search for Detroit real estate on eBay you’ll find some crazy cheap houses for sale. It’s true that if you look at particular neighborhoods in Detroit you’ll find incredibly cheap real estate. But if you’re just a speculator looking to buy cheap property expecting to be able to flip it fast […]
From Freep.com: Last week Leslie Horn, president of the Power of Green Housing in Detroit pitched a plan to develop a 17-unit condominium project near Woodbridge. City Councilwoman Barbara-Rose Collins stood against it.
The project would stack about 93 empty containers, cut in windows and doors, install plumbing, stairways and heating, and add amenities such as […]
Detroit-based Made in Detroit Inc. has announced plans for 93 luxury lofts to be built in the Detroit Creamery building on Spruce Street south of Grand River near the MotorCity Casino. The building, built in 1914, was designed by Albert Kahn. It will be great if the plans go through but the company […]
The Boston-Edison Historic District has a website: http://www.historicbostonedison.org/. Here you can learn about the neighborhood and historic mansions contained within. Incredibly, among the 900 homes in the 36-block neighborhood there are mansions you can pick up for under $100,000.
The Boston-Edison Historic District is an instantly recognizable address in the heart of Detroit, containing […]
Miss Michigan named new Miss America
She breaks the streak of Miss America’s coming from Oklahoma, and is the first contestant from Michigan to become Miss America since 1988.
The Jazzy Cafe enchants Harmonie Park
The Jazzy Cafe is a large part of the recent resurgence of street level shops in Harmonie Park. Mike obtained the space in May of 2006 his background in home improvement and plumbing allowed him to do most of the renovations himself. Its a process that took more time but […]
Is it possible to build a house in Detroit cheap enough to give away? According to the two men behind the design firm Housing Operative the answer is yes and the cost is around $60,000. Brick by brick, rather a cinderblock by block, with donations, help from many volunteers, and a lot of […]
Detroit riverfront Conservancy Announces West Riverfront Property …
Purchase of Former Printing Plant Site Will Allow RiverWalk to Continue from Bridge to Bridge and Beyond DETROIT, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ — The Detroit RiverFront Conservancy (DRFC) announced today that it completed the purchase of the West Riverfront property located at 1801 W. Jefferson Avenue from the Detroit […]