Welcome to Friday Open Threads, wherein we'll pass the mic to readers to speak up about topics of interest, distress, horror, etc. Have something you want discussed? Let us know. This week’s topic: which new development are you looking forward to seeing?
About a month ago, we asked about big renovations that are happening (or could happen) in the city. Readers mentioned Book Tower and Michigan Central Station as their most anticipated renovations (we know we’ll see one, we hope we see both).
Today, as we’re getting a map of new construction, from the ground up, ready for our readers, we ask the question, which new project are you looking forward to? Detroit hasn’t seen this kind of construction boom in decades and we’re going to see a lot of new residential, stadium(s?), and building up in currently vacant lots. The city will look quite a bit different in the next few years, and much needed density is coming. Which one do you want to see?
A few ideas: obviously, the Hudson’s site is going to be a huge game changer in the city. When final renderings and plans are released and we see what’s coming, we hope it will be a destination for visitors and residents.
The new arena is well on schedule and more construction around it is starting to take shape. And a few residential builds — The Scott at Brush Park, DuCharme Place, Orleans Landing, and the Griswold -- are finishing up. Then there’s the whole Brush Park development, which will add varying styles and residences to the historic neighborhood.
Those are a few of the big ones, but there are plenty of smaller projects, too. Is it the style of architecture that draws you to a certain project? Innovative uses of space? Adding density (or just building over parking lots)? As always, tell us what you think in the comments!
- Which massive renovation are you looking forward to the most? [Curbed Detroit]
- Arena District Development [All stories]
- Hudson's Site Development [All stories]
- Brush Park: A Visual Journey [Curbed Detroit]
- All Development News [Curbed Detroit]
- All Construction News [Curbed Detroit]