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Detroit Renovations

Revisit these 5 Curbed Detroit stories that have nothing to do with coronavirus

If you need a little distraction, here’s some great writing about Detroit from the last few months.

Fitzgerald Revitalization update: fewer homes, longer timeline, realistic expectations

The new goal is for 76 homes to be rehabbed by 2024.

The multi-year journey to make a concrete Yamasaki building net zero energy

EcoWorks has embarked on a green renovation of its unique office building. But it’s been more challenging than expected.

Investment property alert: Solid brick fourplex in North End asks $298K

Also comes with three tenants.

Resources for renovating your historic Detroit home

Thinking of renovating your home this year? Here are some resources to get you through it.

Curbed Detroit’s most popular stories of 2019

Check out the most-read articles from the past year.

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Mapping the 12 biggest redevelopments underway in Detroit

These buildings are getting ready for their next act.

Detroit’s most beautiful homes of 2019

Some spectacular homes went up for sale this past year.

This rebuilt East Village bungalow was saved from demolition and made anew

The impressive renovation took a year to finish and has already sold.

‘Down-to-the-studs’ renovation in La Salle Gardens lists for $389,000

This home from 1922 has come a long way.

Check out the amazing turnaround of a Second Empire home on Vinewood Street

The home, which dates all the way back to 1877, once seemed destined for demolition.

Renovations nearly complete, Woodbridge townhomes now ready for tenants

It’s been almost a decade since work first started at LaFerte Terrace on the northern edge of Woodbridge.

Astounding Woodbridge rehab with new everything lists for under $400K

Just look at these "before" photos.

This new Airbnb in Detroit is a loving tribute to Motown

Motown (that’s what I want).

Developer of ‘Up’ home finishes duplex, starts new apartment building next door

The two colorful projects will be part of a pocket neighborhood in Woodbridge.

Meet the couple doing designer renovations of modest homes in Detroit neighborhoods

Most of the homes are under 1,000 square feet and sell for less than $100,000. All are charming.

Renovating with respect

How a couple redid a North End home while preserving its history.

Rehab this quirky East Village bungalow for $85K

This home will require a lot of work, but has potential

Completely redone Corktown home sells for $385K

This cute house was entirely rebuilt and featured many modern finishes.

Former school in Midtown to transform into workspace, ‘business ecosystem’

Industry Detroit will offer workforce development programs and office space.

Redevelopment starts at Milwaukee Junction’s ‘Illuminated Mural’ building

Chroma will house coworking space and the city’s largest food hall by the end of the year.

A childhood home, found through the Land Bank, gets a second life

A chance look through the Land Bank’s listings found a returning Detroiter’s childhood home.

Sneak peek inside the Farwell Building

The Capitol Park building will reopen in 2019 after being vacant for 35 years.

Vacant Jefferson-Chalmers buildings to be rehabbed for apartments

23 apartments will be available in the two buildings, which have been vacant for decades.

Photos: The Metropolitan Building opens its doors for the first time in nearly 40 years

Another nearly-demolished downtown building has opened after an extensive restoration.

The Metropolitan Building set to open after nearly 40 year vacancy

The elegant downtown building will reopen on Monday. The Element Hotel will open in the building by the end of the year.

Curbed Detroit’s top homes of 2018

From historic mansions to thoughtful renovations, here are ten houses that got a lot of attention in 2018.

Michigan Central Station renovations start with winterization

The first phase of construction is underway at the old train station, as Ford has started work protecting the building from the elements.

New marquee lands at the Fillmore Detroit

After a summer of renovations, a new marquee has made its way to the front of the Fillmore.

Inside Aretha Franklin’s former Detroit home

The 1927 Detroit Golf Club home will undergo extensive renovations.

In Woodbridge, vacant townhouses come back to life

Long vacant properties will soon have new tenants, as LaFerte Terrace undergoes a big renovation.

Inside the former disaster mansion, now a restored Indian Village gem

The historic Indian Village house has been transformed after it was vacant for 25 years.

Restored Indian Village home opens its doors for holiday tour

A handsome restoration of this home is one of the draws on this year’s Indian Village holiday home tour.

Brick + Beam to expand renovation workshop offerings in 2019

New grant funding will support the hire of an executive director, plus increased classes for home rehabbers in Detroit.

Which recent Detroit building renovation has been your favorite?

Which restoration has been the most impressive to you?

Eastern Market egg building to convert into retail, event, and coworking space

Over the next few months, the building’s interior and exterior will transform into a new activated space.

Detroit City Fieldhouse opens after renovations

Rec soccer and lacrosse leagues are now running at the newly renovated fieldhouse.

The Hamilton Midtown reopens after $12M renovation

Formerly the Milner Arms, the 105-year-old building is now open to residents after a fresh renovation and a new ballroom.

Rehabbed townhouse in Corktown rents for $2,500/month

This four-bedroom townhouse was basically a shell at the beginning of the year.