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Unified payment system looks to simplify riding the bus in metro Detroit

Dart will eliminate all transfer fees for DDOT and SMART buses

More details emerge on The Mid at first community benefits meeting

Developers met with residents to discuss the biggest project north of Mack Avenue since the 1920s

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The city dweller’s guide to gardening

To help city or apartment dwellers with little to no outdoor space, we’ve compiled the best products for gardening in small spaces.

Spacious Midtown loft with distinctive stone facade asks $649K

The Springfield Loft unit offers great views of Midtown on its green patio—but it’ll cost you

First City Modern building opens, will be exclusively affordable housing for seniors

The Brush Park multifamily is for those making between $15,000 and $30,000

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26 places to visit in Detroit this spring

Looking to explore the Motor City? Here are 26 places to visit, including parks, museums, and incredible architecture.

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Notre Dame fire: How do you restore an architectural masterpiece?

Experts discuss what comes next in the rebirth and rebuilding of the cathedral.

Administration building at Ford’s Model T plant in Highland Park is for sale

The manufacturing complex is the birthplace of the assembly line and $5-a-day wage

Industrial-style townhome in Corktown asks $439,900

One of the most unique homes in Corktown just went up for sale

What $1,200 rents in Detroit right now

There’s apartments in Midtown, West Village, and the North End

The future is coming—at 11 miles per hour

Autonomous shuttle companies want to fill the first-mile, last-mile gaps in public transportation.

Water shutoffs down nearly 70 percent in Detroit

But thousands are still at risk this year

Restored Brush Park townhome from 1890s lists for $695K

Check out that gorgeous brick facade

Detroit’s office vacancy rate continues to fall

Research points to a strong office market as more companies locate in Detroit

Community benefits negotiated for Henry Ford Cancer Pavilion development

Letter of understanding includes local hiring requirements, environmental mitigations

Detroit’s demolition program once again under scrutiny

Federal prosecutors charged two ex-Adamo employees with taking bribes

1940s Art Moderne home in Bagley going for $225,000

This all-brick 1940s home is two blocks from Livernois.

Report: Metro Detroit is sixth best region for first-time homebuyers

Detroit is still an affordable place to buy a home

An update on all 14 of the city’s neighborhood plans

From Delray to Jefferson Chalmers, here’s what you need to know

New map shows rapid growth of bike lanes in Detroit

City now has nearly 240 miles of bike lanes with more in the works

Residents concerned as thousands of dead fish float to banks of Rouge River

Department of Natural Resources says it’s "not an issue"

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Detroit's record stores, mapped

Looking for new and rare vinyl? We’ve compiled over a dozen metro Detroit record stores.

Italianate-style mansion in Boston–Edison with original features lists for $575K

This house from 1913 has been well-preserved

Transit ridership down in most American cities—but not Detroit

There were over 240,000 more rides taken in Detroit in 2018

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Detroit’s essential hotels, mapped

Visiting Detroit soon? We’ve mapped 14 very different choices for where to stay in the Motor City.

Update: Public hearing to build MotorCity Casino parking deck delayed until April 25

The city’s Planning Commission said it needed more time to review the proposal

Here’s what $180K buys in Detroit right now

At this price point, there’s homes in up-and-coming neighborhoods like Morningside and the North End

Michigan Central Station to be powered by renewable energy, other updates from Ford’s first community meeting

Lincoln Brass factory demolition will also begin soon

Sherwood Forest charmer with twin bay windows lists for $300K

This 2,800-square-foot colonial has been immaculately maintained

New map highlights the legacy of modernist architecture in metro Detroit

The map features legendary architects like Yamasaki, Saarinen, and van der Rohe

Former Jack White residence in Indian Village asks $1.1M

The 1914 mansion was designed by Detroit architect C. Howard Crane

Photos: The Mackenzie House is on the move

The historic Wayne State-owned house is being relocated to make way for a $65 million performance complex

Could Amtrak service between Detroit and Toronto reopen?

The rail operator has requested federal funds for the line

City of Detroit launches campaign to encourage 2020 Census participation

Each completed census is worth about $1,800 in federal funding

At nearly $5 million, downtown penthouse is the most expensive listing in Detroit’s history

This three-story Westin Book Cadillac condo offers some of the best views in the city

Detroit City FC: The ultimate guide to Detroit’s soccer team

Everything you need to know about Le Rouge, from the history of the club to attending a match

Mini-chateau in Palmer Woods needs work, asks $359,900

This one-of-a kind French colonial estate has lots of potential

With $3.5 million state loan secured, West Village development to soon break ground

Half of 92 apartment units will be "affordable" in the mixed-use Parker Durand

Catastrophic Midwest flooding highlights risks of new climate reality

No question the current floods were unexpected, but the infrastructure and insurance policies that protect us need an update.