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Detroit home sale prices up, downtown much pricier than neighborhoods

Median home prices in Detroit are increasing overall, but downtown is a completely different market compared to the rest of the city according to new reports.

The Element Detroit Hotel opens in historic Metropolitan Building

The eco-friendly hotel has 110 extended-stay guest rooms and suites.

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Rehab this historic Milwaukee Junction building, yours for $975K

One of the most unusual buildings in Detroit has hit the market.

Gilbert snags properties in Capitol Park, East Riverfront

Bedrock has purchased the Herman and Ben Marks Fur Building in Capitol Park, along with acreage in the East Riverfront area.

Community meetings set for Joe Louis Greenway planning

Two community meetings are planned for Saturday, January 19 to learn more about the 31.5-mile Joe Louis Greenway.

A Book Cadillac condo hits the market for $1.35M

This three bedroom, three bath condo has been converted from two condos into one, with views of downtown and the Ambassador Bridge.

East English Village duplex asks $119K

This duplex has renovated kitchens and bathrooms and it’s located in a desirable east side neighborhood.

A Winter Festival lands outside of Michigan Central Station

To coincide with the Auto Show, Ford will host an outdoor winter festival at the train station January 18-27.

Here’s what $135K buys around Detroit

Would you choose a fixer-upper in Islandview or a move-in ready home in Russell Woods?

Development notes: Dan Gilbert buys warehouse building by the train station

Plus, the David Mackenzie house in Midtown will move next month.

What $1,050 rents in Detroit right now

This week, we’re looking at apartments in New Center, West Village, downtown, and more.

A century-old family business wins design award for Midtown showroom

Advance Plumbing and Heating won Design Core Detroit’s People’s Choice Award for its dazzling new Midtown showroom.

A childhood home, found through the Land Bank, gets a second life

A chance look through the Land Bank’s listings found a returning Detroiter’s childhood home.

Sleek Midcentury Detroit home has Golf Club views

This gorgeous home, which will soon hit the market, was commissioned by the Feigenson Family, who created Faygo Pop.

Detroit developments expected to open in 2019

New Center and Corktown will see a lot of new apartments opening in 2019.

At the Monroe Blocks, a jewelry store is remembered

A soon-to-be-demoed building was once home to many businesses in the mid-1900s.

What $75K buys in Detroit right now

This week, we compare two fixer-uppers and three move-in ready homes across Detroit.

10 challenges that will define cities in 2019

From homelessness and housing to big tech and budgets, the forces shaping urbanism in the coming year.

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26 places to visit in Detroit this winter

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

What $1,650 rents in Detroit right now

This week’s options include renovated apartments downtown, historic condos in Midtown, and a restored duplex in Woodbridge.

Explore Detroit’s razed Black Bottom neighborhood through DPL exhibition

Photos of the razed neighborhood are on display as Black Bottom Street View at the Detroit Public Library.

Amazon HQ2 bids: The weird ways cities wanted to woo Bezos

They include private train cars, establishing Amazon University, and a new type of logo treatment.

The 5 best shipping container houses of 2018

We’ve rounded up five amazing shipping container houses that we loved this year.

Spacious riverfront loft asks $799K

This nearly 3,000-square-foot loft has a big living space and updated bathrooms.

The 11 best midcentury modern homes of 2018

In 2018, we saw a wealth of architectural gems, from reasonably priced fixer-uppers to over-the-top time capsules.

Brush Park bed & breakfast is up for lease

The Emanuel Schloss House has nine bedrooms and sits near Comerica Park and Little Caesars Arena.

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The most expensive homes sold in Detroit this year

Our map of the most expensive sales in Detroit for 2018 brings us to Indian Village, Midtown, Brush Park, Corktown, and more.

Detroit development stories to watch in 2019

Which developments will make news in the coming year?

Elon Musk’s tunnel is really just a highway—and it won’t fix traffic at all

We don’t need more dedicated places where cars can go fast.

Sneak peek inside the Farwell Building

The Capitol Park building will reopen in 2019 after being vacant for 35 years.

Photos: Inside the Shinola Hotel in downtown Detroit

The hotel opens January 2

Vacant Jefferson-Chalmers buildings to be rehabbed for apartments

23 apartments will be available in the two buildings, which have been vacant for decades.

New photography series at the Main Library celebrates notable Detroiters

Neighborhood Natives is a gallery of photos of notable Detroiters returning to neighborhoods that they grew up in, to show youth the different faces of success that come from Detroit.

Here’s what $200K buys around Detroit right now

This price range finds two condos, a loft, and two big fixer-uppers in Detroit.

Photos: The Metropolitan Building opens its doors for the first time in nearly 40 years

Another nearly-demolished downtown building has opened after an extensive restoration.

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12 developments set to transform Detroit

From a bridge to Canada to a building that could change the skyline to neighborhood redevelopments, here are 12 transformational development projects in the works in Detroit.

Pingree Park school up for redevelopment asks $800K

The former Hillger School could be divided into 28 apartments or condos.

Poll: How do you feel about the fate of the National Theatre?

The facade will be repurposed as an archway in the new Monroe Blocks development.

A midcentury time capsule with an ’80s flair gets a modern update

A Colorado couple gives a 1957 gem a respectful renovation.