Proposed “Compromise” on Park Avenue Hotel & Eddystone: Why not keep both?

UPDATE 1/31/15:  What’s up with the proposed “compromise”? The Free Press broke the news yesterday that City Council is close to “making a deal” with Olympia Development of Michigan on a zoning plan that includes the two historic hotels in the Arena District. The plan includes the rehabilitation of the Hotel Eddystone, which will be [...]

Third Friday Lecture: Million Dollars Worth of Nerve with Ken Coleman, 2/20

Join us on Friday, February 20, at 7:00 pm for a lecture with Ken Coleman. Ken will discuss his new book Million Dollars Worth of Nerve, which profiles 21 African-American movers-and-shakers who made their mark on Detroit, with a focus on Paradise Valley, Black Bottom, and the Lower East Side. The title Million Dollars Worth [...]

Brick + Beam Detroit Selected as a Knight Cities Challenge Finalist

Media contact: Emilie Evans Preservation Specialist, Michigan Historic Preservation Network 202-413-3424 Amy Elliott Bragg President, Board of Directors, Preservation Detroit 248-885-2282 (Detroit, MI) – The Knight Foundation has selected Brick + Beam Detroit as one of 25 Knight Cities Challenge finalists from Detroit and one of 126 finalists nationally. Brick + Beam Detroit [...]