Detroit Historic Preservation
Since it opened in 1913, Michigan Central Station has often been the way Detroit made its first impression.
Marvin Gaye, Aretha Franklin, the Rolling Stones, Bob Seger, the MC5, and Charlie Parker all recorded here.
Friends of Historic Hamtramck Stadium has landed a $20,000 sponsorship from Comerica Bank. The historic Negro League stadium is currently in redevelopment.
This year’s tour features the new ballpark, Happier Camper, and this once-doomed, now restored beauty.
Preservation Detroit has been located in the house for over 40 years and recently received notice that they’re lease is up, with no plans finalized after the house is moved.
Attendees will learn more about making exterior improvements to historic buildings and homes and finding affordable resources for these improvements.
Removed in 1958, it was once called "perhaps Detroit’s most tragic example of a cornice destroyed in that year."
WSU’s expansion plans for the Hilberry Theatre involve moving this historic home.
An old church and a North End home will be used as learning labs for the pilot job training program through the Michigan Historic Preservation Network.
Neighbors noticed the facade of this abandoned Piety Hill home was missing. It was then found at a local antique store.
The Living Trades Academy officially launched this week, which trains Detroiters in skilled trades needed to rehab old buildings.
Dozens of protesters lined Woodward on Saturday as more buildings are threatened with demolition.
If you’re looking for an old barn, and you can move it before a steakhouse is built there, it’s yours.
A rally will be held on Saturday as preservationists fear more buildings could be torn down in favor of surface parking.
The spire has been askew since a big windstorm in March 2017.
These 1914 Cass Corridor buildings could end up flattened for another parking lot.
The district includes many older apartments buildings near the Little Caesars Arena.
Historic Surfaces LLC will lead two upcoming workshops on paint stripping and refinishing woodwork, along with tours of the restoration work at the historic estate.
A new report from the National Trust for Historic Preservation points out barriers and strategies in rehabbing Detroit’s stock of older buildings.
The historic church was badly damaged this summer and hopes to raise the needed funds to restore the facade, interior plaster, and some windows.
The 1930 urban health club and bath house has a storied past and a future that aims to return to its restorative roots.
The 6 Mile building is in the running for funding through the Vote Your Main Street national contest. Voting runs through October 31.
The building along Grand Circus Park has been in rough shape and faced demolition a few years ago.
The house next to the $5M holdout house is currently being demolished, while two old buildings behind the Fillmore could face a similar fate soon.
The HOPE Crew Community Day on September 10 will allow volunteers hands-on opportunities to learn preservation skills at this historic site.
The fate of these early 20th century buildings, which are owned by Olympia, is still up in the air.
The Hotel Ansonia and Atlanta Apartments hold an interim Historic Designation, but demo could be imminent. A demonstration is planned for noon on Thursday, August 24.
The City of Hamtramck has released an RFP seeking a design and planning team for pre-development work to restore the historic Negro League stadium.
A crowdfunding campaign has kicked off to raise $2.1 million to save and repair the spires atop the Sweetest Heart of Mary church.
The pilot program through the Michigan Historic Preservation Network will train participants in historic restoration while rehabbing a vacant home.
City Council approved an interim historic designation for the Hotel Ansonia and Atlanta Apartments, which were threatened with demolition.