Detroit Historic Preservation
King Solomon Baptist church was awarded the preservation grant through the National Park Service.
The building failed to get historic designation status at an October 1 session of Detroit City Council.
The home of the civil rights pioneer is being turned into a museum thanks to a $500,000 grant.
The home from 1911 has been abandoned for years and will cost around $1.8 million to restore.
It’s the first part of a $2.5 million project to rehab St. Joseph’s Oratory.
Though it might be possible to recreate it.
Northland Gardens and Plumbrooke Estates are likely to soon be placed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The transformation is astounding.
News comes on the heels of developer Sanford Nelson announcing demolition of a building on Russell Street
Hamtramck Stadium, home of the Detroit Stars, is undergoing a preservation effort
The dilapidated building will be transformed into a museum in Eastern Market.
The market’s nonprofit manager is taking steps to retain the district’s core identity
The Detroit Theater Organ Society is hosting a bike ride and screening of ‘Easy Rider’ to support the effort
Once again, the Detroit Land Bank’s demo program riles residents
Photos of the razed neighborhood are on display as Black Bottom Street View at the Detroit Public Library.
Another nearly-demolished downtown building has opened after an extensive restoration.
The facade will be repurposed as an archway in the new Monroe Blocks development.
The elegant downtown building will reopen on Monday. The Element Hotel will open in the building by the end of the year.
Author Karen Dybis is developing an archive of photos, objects, and oral histories for the Detroit neighborhood.
The first phase of construction is underway at the old train station, as Ford has started work protecting the building from the elements.
Which restoration has been the most impressive to you?
St. Joseph Church is preparing for its next 150 years with a three-year historic restoration.
Ford has confirmed that they’ll replace the windows that were installed in 2015 in the old train station.
Olympia Development has let this building deteriorate and now they want to demolish it. It sits in the Cass Park Historic District.
The grant will help preserve the historic site, as well as create a public visitation space.
The tour will offer history and information on vacant homes for sale in Jefferson-Chalmers and Riverbend, with resources for homebuyers.
The Cadieux Cafe is home to the one of the most authentic feather bowling sites in the world.
The nostalgic boat suffered a devastating fire last week. Can it be restored?
Ford is looking for lighting, hardware, or clocks from the train station. Do you have them? If so, here’s your chance to give them back.