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Boutique condo development to soon break ground in Woodbridge

The the units at Levels Commonwealth will be just over 1,000 square feet and start at $349,000.

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Detroit's public art essentials, mapped

The best places around the city to celebrate and enjoy art outside.

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Gilbert buys Courtyard by Marriott, adding another hotel to portfolio

Bedrock purchased the 265-room hotel from GM.

Designing the future

The legacy of black architects in Detroit.

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Hot housing market has fueled economic expansion—and inequality

CoreLogic report examined how overall economy has been tied to turnaround in housing market

Dangerous heat wave to strike Midwest, much of eastern U.S. this weekend

Temperatures in Detroit are predicted to exceed 95 degrees.

Quirky, customized shotgun home in Hubbard-Richard asks $129K

Welcome to the fun house.

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12 developments set to transform Detroit

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

Detroit’s Michigan Theatre named one country’s 10 coolest parking structures

It’s the only building on the list that wasn’t built for parking.

Spirit Plaza may close by November after City Council vote fails

The Woodward Avenue gathering space has been open since June 2017.

Eastern Market could become historic district, blocking potential demolitions

News comes on the heels of developer Sanford Nelson announcing demolition of a building on Russell Street

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12 great Detroit buildings designed by black architects

Despite racial and economic barriers, black architects have made many notable contributions to Detroit’s built environment.

In New Baltimore, a museum-like home from 1886 wants $519,900

The 4,853-square-foot Colonial estate could make a great bed and breakfast.

RTA updates its transit plan for Southeast Michigan

Will it be on the 2020 ballot?

All the latest news and controversy over DPD’s facial recognition technology

City and state officials move to address recent criticisms of Project Green Light

Construction ramps up on the greenest project in Detroit

The last four net zero energy homes have hit the market.

Charity game featuring Jack White brings more awareness to Negro League ballpark

Hamtramck Stadium, home of the Detroit Stars, is undergoing a preservation effort

The ultimate guide to Detroit Metro Airport

Traveling through DTW? Here’s our guide on where to eat, how to get there, and what to do at DTW.

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The 22 best things to do in Detroit with kids

From exploring Campus Martius to checking out the wildlife at the Detroit Zoo, here are 22 places to take the kids right now.

Widespread flooding in Jefferson Chalmers causes city to issue emergency order

Historically high water levels, lack of adequate seawalls, and the city’s combined sewer system have created a crisis in the east side neighborhood

Renovating with respect

How a couple redid a North End home while preserving its history.

The Stevie Wonder mural downtown is (nearly) complete

Isn’t it lovely?

The Detroit sisters behind the historic Cochrane Inn

Two sisters from Detroit pounced on a real estate opportunity and made a successful bed and breakfast.

Three condos starting at $1.55M to be built in Hartz Building downtown

Each unit will be around 3,000 square feet and take up a whole floor of the historic building.

Water taxis and tiki tours offer new options for enjoying the Detroit River

Soon there will be multiple ways to access the Detroit River by boat.

Dakkota Integrated Systems to build plant, bring 625 manufacturing jobs to Detroit

The tier-one automotive supplier will provide parts to the nearby FCA plant.

Former church turned Midtown duplex asks $925K

This building from 1915 has seen a number of uses over the years.

Criticism mounts over Detroit Police Department’s facial recognition software

Many have expressed concerns over racial bias, invasion of with the city’s surveillance program, Project Green Light.

PJ Ryder on why he’s selling the Lager House

"I’ve got things I want to do with my life."

What $125K buys in Detroit right now

See what you can get in neighborhoods like Bagley, Islandview, and Hamtramck.

Lager House lists for $2.2M; owner cites changing Corktown

PJ Ryder feels it’s time to move on from his struggling bar.

Fisher Building owners refinance loan for $36M to continue preservation efforts

The funds will allow for necessary work on elevators, brass entrance doors, and more.

From arenas to apartments, all the latest demolition news in Detroit

A lot of demolitions began or were announced this June.

Adorable bungalow in Warrendale lists for $45K

This move-in ready home on the west side got a minor update in 2014.

$4.9 million renovation underway at Dossin Great Lakes Museum

Upgrades to the Belle Isle museum include a kayak launch and riverfront event space.

Nonprofit support hub opens in New Center

Co.act Detroit offers rooms for rent, workshops, and more from its 6,500-square-foot space.

Newly renovated loft in Milwaukee Junction wants just under $500K

It’s the largest of five units in the 1910 building.

Controversial barrier at Detroit–Grosse Pointe border could be removed

If an agreement between the two cities is reached, there would be two-way traffic at Kercheval for the first time since 2014.

Third annual Detroit Kite Festival takes flight on July 14

This free event is a perfect summer activity for people of all ages.