Detroit Free Press

December 5, 2017, 12pm PST
Detroit will soon join the ranks of cities that have ripped out high-speed freeways from their urban core.
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November 30, 2017, 6am PST
A city-county land swap will allow Dan Gilbert to reimagine a former jail, plus build an entirely new one.
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November 27, 2017, 9am PST
A new 800-foot tower is rising from the ashes of the demolished Hudson's store site. Noted Detroit patron Dan Gilbert is developing the new building.
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November 26, 2017, 5am PST
John Gallagher takes a look at some of the civic factors and organizations that have worked behind the scenes to pull Detroit through.
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November 15, 2017, 5am PST
Bidding for the second Amazon headquarters got the creative juices flowing in Detroit, and one outcome is a new regional transit plan
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November 10, 2017, 12pm PST
The Detroit Future City Implementation Office has completed a new strategic plan that will redirect the organizations revitalization efforts, four years after the city adopted the largely successful Detroit Future City framework.
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November 8, 2017, 6am PST
The renaissance of Downtown Detroit will not include a new soccer stadium, but don't call it a setback.
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September 7, 2017, 7am PDT
Soon there could be a second cable-stayed bridge connecting Detroit, Michigan and Windsor, Canada, running alongside the existing Ambassador Bridge and owned by the same private entity.
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September 6, 2017, 6am PDT
The Pistons and the Red Wings have a new home in Downtown Detroit—bringing all four of Detroit's professional sports teams into the same neighborhood.
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July 12, 2017, 2pm PDT
A House of Representatives committee has different ideas about the spending priorities of the federal government when it comes to issues like a proposed border wall and the Great Lakes.
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July 11, 2017, 9am PDT
One way to get a transit funding tax plan approved is just to cut outlying areas out of transit taxes, and transit planning, entirely.
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June 23, 2017, 6am PDT
Detroit will spend $4.3 million to buy land along the Detroit Terminal Railroad for the purposes of creating a 7.5-mile leg of the planned Inner Circle Greenway.
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June 21, 2017, 7am PDT
The latest city to open up its coffers to support a professional sports team is Detroit, which will spend $34.5 million to support the Detroit Pistons in a move to the recently completed Little Caesars Arena.
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June 20, 2017, 10am PDT
A lawsuit, allowed to proceed by a Wayne County judge, reveals some of the difficulties of blight removal.
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June 1, 2017, 1pm PDT
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan made a splash this week by pronouncing a vision to create a Detroit that is 'one city for all of us.'
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May 29, 2017, 5am PDT
The word "sticky" when applied to the urban design context has come to mean attractive and comfortable—the kind of place that makes people want to stay away and make return visits. Detroit is the latest city to experiment with the concept.
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May 28, 2017, 7am PDT
The Illitch family is continuing to reveal details of the big vision surrounding the new home to the Detroit Red Wings.
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May 19, 2017, 11am PDT
Apparently Michigan's largest electricity supplier did not receive the Trump memo that the Clean Power Plan will be rolled back as they are proceeding on a plan that will achieve even higher carbon emission reductions.
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May 19, 2017, 7am PDT
Perhaps it's a sign of recovery: the city of Detroit will greatly expand the amount of roads it improves over the course of the next year.
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May 9, 2017, 6am PDT
If self-driving cars means more sharing and less car ownership, we may finally lose our appetite for parking, even in the motor city.
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