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Americans have always designed our living spaces to respond to threats both real and imagined.

Detroit mobilizes to protect the homeless from coronavirus

Extremely vulnerable in normal times, the homeless are even more at risk now. But the city, various agencies, and volunteers have stepped up to help.

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The most beautiful interiors in Detroit, mapped

16 Detroit spaces that take our breath away.

Craftsman charmer in Indian Village asks $399K

This home from 1913 is a real beauty.

Detroit’s 5 biggest transit misses

What if some of these systems were in operation today?

What Detroit homebuyers need to know during the coronavirus pandemic

Sometimes, life can’t wait. We turned to industry professionals on how the homebuying process has changed during the pandemic.

5 homes in Boston-Edison you can buy for under $300K

Check out these affordable homes in one of Detroit’s most prestigious neighborhoods.

Breathtaking Tobocman home in Bloomfield Hills seeks $2.5M

Designed by one of the area’s architectural masters, it’s also gotten a thorough update inside

Is it okay to move during Detroit’s coronavirus outbreak?

Michigan is under a stay-at-home order, but moving is still considered "essential."

8 Detroit documentaries you can stream right now

Be moved by these excellent documentaries about Detroit.

Living with strangers: Detroit roommates find comfort, tension under quarantine

"I couldn’t imagine living alone right now," one Detroit tenant says

Whitmer extends ‘stay-at-home’ order through April. Here’s what that means.

The order was originally set to expire on Monday, April 13.

Still on the market: Indian Village home with historic charm for $625K

Designed by famed architect C. Howard Crane in the 1910s.

Report: Detroit saw biggest drop in U.S. for March home listings

Coronavirus is having a big impact on Detroit’s housing inventory

5 Detroit open houses you can tour virtually

Check out these places in Woodbridge, University District, and Harbortown from the safety of your home.

9 Detroit renters’ rights your landlord doesn’t want you to know

The most important things to know as a renter.

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18 famous films shot in Detroit, mapped

While Detroit is not the most filmed location in the world, it does make an appearance in a myriad of movies.

How public transit agencies in Metro Detroit are responding to coronavirus

Here’s how Metro Detroit’s public transit agencies are responding to coronavirus.

How to help your Detroit neighbors during the coronavirus pandemic

Looking to get involved? Here’s where to start.

Back on the market: sprawling Victorian mansion in Woodbridge Farms for $800K

This gorgeous home could use some love.

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The 13 People Mover stations are loaded with impressive art

While it may not be the most effective form of transportation, a ride around Detroit’s People Mover is actually a great art tour.

Report: Southeast Michigan residents sheltering at highest rates in nation

Coronavirus has taken a toll on Metro Detroit. In response, residents have greatly reduced their movement.

How Detroit neighborhoods got their names

The origin stories behind 12 of the city’s best-known neighborhoods.

What $850 rents in Detroit right now

See what you can get in neighborhoods like Midtown, West Village, and the University District.

Coronavirus hits pause on Detroit’s housing market

With all the challenges to buying and few homes getting listed, Detroit’s housing market has nearly come to a complete stop.

Closures, transit, gatherings: How Detroit is dealing with coronavirus

All the latest information on the city’s response to COVID-19.

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The most expensive homes for sale in Michigan

From lakefront dream homes to suburban mansions, here are the 12 most expensive homes for sale across Michigan.

Q&A: Renters rights group on why Detroit needs a moratorium on rent

We spoke with two members of Detroit Renter City, which is calling for a suspension of rent citywide.

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Mapping Michigan’s remaining drive-in theaters

Plan your next road trip with these eight drive-in movie theaters in Michigan.

5 Detroit open houses you can tour virtually

View these residences at your leisure from the safety of your home.

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Buying a home during the coronavirus pandemic 

From virtual home tours to COVID-19 contract clauses, here’s how homebuying is changing.

Positive stories around Detroit to keep your spirits up

Coronavirus has got us all down, but here’s a bit of positivity to take with you.

Bird and Lime pull scooters out of Detroit due to coronavirus

Though it may be temporary, Spin is currently the only scooter company operating in the city.

5 breathtaking Detroit homes still on the market

Take another look at these stunning homes in neighborhoods like Indian Village, Arden Park, and Woodbridge.

Detroit’s construction boom comes to a halt under stay-at-home order

Coronavirus has put all nonessential activities on hold—including construction.

Exquisite Tudor Revival in Grosse Pointe asks $775K

Take a look at this beauty.

Whitmer orders water restored to shutoff customers during COVID-19 outbreak

A directive from the Michigan governor also included a $2 million grant to help communities comply.

Former home of J. L. Hudson in Detroit’s Art Center sells for $339K

This gorgeous Queen Anne on East Ferry has a new owner.

40 essential books about Detroit

Here are the books that no Detroit shelf should be without.