Sunday, December 3, 2023

Michigan Central Station

HousingReal EstateUrban Planning

Can Second-Floor Apartments Make A Comeback? A New SDBA Grant Program Thinks So.

An ambitious new program in Detroit seeks to provide $10,000 to property owners to renovate and rent out second-floor and third-floor apartments in mixed-use buildings along several major corridors in Southwest Detroit.

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ConstructionEnergyHistoric preservationTech

Matterport 101 – Three Unusual Use Cases

The Matterport platform offers plenty of opportunities well outside the realm of simply creating virtual tours for real estate listings.

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What, Me Block A Bike Lane? Trouble at Ford’s Ziggurat of Mobility

The Blue Oval scores another kind of big, fat, blue oval, rotated 90°, for its commitment to walkability and bikeability in the new Michigan Central Station project.

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LawPolicyReal EstateUrban Planning

The Morouns Tore Down A Warehouse For More Truck Parking. Really. [EDITED]

Walking from home to Corktown last night in search of food and drink with some out-of-town visitors who were eager

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DetroitHistoric preservationMobilityTransit infrastructure

Tour of Ford’s Michigan Central Station Project

Michigan Central Station, the iconic, hulking, centenarian structure that has sat vacant for decades, is perhaps the flagship redevelopment project

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Business & Economics

Detroit Policy Conference Touts Collaboration, Cultivating Local Talent, Transit Connectivity

Months before the Davos of the Great Lakes, a.k.a. the Mackinac Policy Conference, draws visitors to the historic island off

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