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New animation shows full scale of $50M Motown Museum expansion

There might be actual dancing in the streets.

You can tour Michigan Central Station this weekend [updated]

The main floor will be open to the public Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

Video: New Detroit documentary coming to the History network

The special premiering on History will document the rise, fall, and comeback of Detroit and Michigan Central Station.

Michael Bolton’s Detroit documentary to be screened one night only in May

‘American Dream: Detroit’ shows the uplifting spirit of the Motor City, from the view of singer Michael Bolton.

Open Thread: What do you think of Detroit’s new marketing slogan?

It’s go time, Detroit.

Watch: Detroit’s foreclosure crisis highlighted by Vice News Tonight

Vice News Tonight profiles investors, residents, and advocates involved in the county’s looming tax foreclosure crisis.


Explore the Redford Theatre, a restored Detroit movie palace

Take a video tour through one of Detroit’s true gems, the Redford Theatre.

Watch: New video, website aims to lure Amazon HQ2, new business to Detroit

A new video and website released by the Amazon HQ2 team in Detroit tout the region’s industry, culture, design, and future.

Amazon to Detroit: Gilbert touts office space, Canada on TV, releases hype video

Mayor Duggan and Dan Gilbert appeared on CNBC to try to woo Amazon to Detroit. Gilbert followed it up with a hype video showing of the Motor City.


Ride along with a Detroit flower truck

Pot & Box delivers flowers across Detroit. Our video team rode along to capture the mobile business.


Step inside the Foundation Hotel in Detroit’s former Fire Department Headquarters.

The stylish boutique hotel highlights local artists


Explore Tiny Homes Detroit in a video tour

Residents are moving in to the tiny homes, built to help the low-income population of Detroit.


Book Tower restoration: Take a video tour of the progress

The Curbed video team recently stopped by the Book Tower, which is undergoing a much needed cleaning and restoration.

‘Detroit’ movie mural revealed, premiere date set

A new mural by Detroit artist Nic Notion is up in Eastern Market, in anticipation for Kathryn Bigelow’s Detroit, which premieres in the city July 25.


Exploring the Detroit Institute of Arts

Curbed’s video team recently stopped by the world class Detroit Institute of Arts, capturing the iconic Detroit Industry murals, a 16th-century Gothic chapel, and more.


Checking in on the restoration of the David Stott Building

Bedrock is taking on the renovation of this Art Deco skyscraper.

The M-1 Rail releases two safety videos

The videos offer tips for those in a car, on foot, or on bike. It’s time to learn how to coexist with the QLINE!

Video: Drone captures Detroit’s springtime beauty

A new video shows the natural beauty of Belle Isle and the Riverfront as we move into spring. Lovely.

Video: Get to know Corktown

This 7-minute video, produced by Zach Lewis, talks to residents about the neighborhood and what its future could bring.

Detroit’s untold history from the perspective of southwest residents, revealed in film

This past summer, Pedal to Porch hosted a bike ride through Detroit that allowed residents to use their front porch as a stage to tell their story.

Highland Park’s Avalon Village to receive prefab house

It’s a gift from The Ellen Degeneres Show and Cocoon9

Video: Watch a sneak peek of This Old House in Detroit

The episodes will air next spring, but we have a preview of the renovation of a Russell Woods home.

Video: Detroit’s Olympic Bids

Let’s take a look back at Detroit’s Olympic bid in 1968 and a more recent failed possible bid for 2024.

Watch the Spirit of Detroit’s completion and journey home

The Detroit Historical Society just released this old 13-minute video showing the famed statue’s journey to its permanent home in downtown Detroit. Enjoy!

Watch 2 abandoned Detroit homes demolished in 2 minutes

The city has demolished over 9,800 structures since 2014. Here are two more.

Detroit Has "Soul" in New Pure Michigan Video

Come visit Detroit, y'all