Developers are predicting that the new $627.5 million arena to house the Detroit Red Wings, paid for with both private and public money, will spur another $596 million of investment in the neighborhood.
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The city of Detroit will review the presentations of seven finalists tasked with creating a new vision for the east riverfront—a part of Detroit poised for redevelopment momentum.
Jan 25, 2016 Detroit Free Press
Detroit's most iconic building, the Renaissance Center, will soon get a major upgrade.
Jan 23, 2016 Detroit Free Press
Inside the efforts to clean up and improve the centerpiece of Detroit’s transit system.
Jan 18, 2016 Detroit Free Press
Participatory mapping has become an increasingly popular planning tool. Maps have become every more prevalent in the daily lives of our residents, who use mobile mapping technology to guide them to a local restaurant, provide the fastest commute time, and explore new recreational opportunities. Blog Post
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Detroit Department of Transportation drivers are mobilizing against a plan to expand regional service on the SMART system. Supporters say the proposed changes are for the benefit of commuters.
Jan 6, 2016 Detroit Free Press
A preliminary picture of the new Detroit is coming into focus, while much of the city still struggles with vacancies and blight and downtown anticipates a wave of development and new residents.
Jan 5, 2016 Detroit Free Press
An in-depth look at some of the high-profile properties slated for redevelopment in Detroit in 2016 provides inspiration for some of the properties that still need solutions.
Dec 29, 2015 Detroit Free Press
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization has recognized the singularity of Detroit, dubbing the motor city the country's first "City of Design."
Dec 23, 2015 Crain's Detroit Business
According to a wide-ranging poll conducted by the Detroit Free Press, residents have regained some optimism about their city and its management. Sixty-nine percent said Detroit is headed in the right direction.
Dec 21, 2015 Detroit Free Press