[Photos by Michelle and Chris Gerard]
Last week the Red Wings arena district broke ground and one of the biggest remaining questions is what will happen to the two vacant hotels overlooking the stadium: The Eddystone and Park Avenue buildings. Outside of the stadium itself there are big development plans in the works. We've been told to expect restaurants, bars, retail and housing developed by the Ilitches or investors/developers that they select or partner with. The residential development is supposed to bring 184 new homes, condos or apartments to the area. Let's have a look at exactly what the blocks in and around the redevelopment zone are like now.
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