Huron-Clinton Metroparks to Open First Physical Location in Detroit

On Tuesday, the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy and Huron-Clinton Metroparks announced the name of one of four main attractions inside of Ralph C. Wilson, Jr....

Community Development Projects in Metro Detroit in 2023

Project: Michigan Central What it is: Ford Motor Co. made waves in 2018 when it announced it had acquired the long-abandoned and decaying Michigan Central...

Avalon International Breads to Close its Flagship Café in Detroit

The new year brings a new chapter for Avalon International Breads. The owners of the beloved Midtown café, which opened its first location in...

Local Nonprofit Breathes New Life Into Historic Blue Bird Inn

The modest one-story building at 5021 Tireman Ave. was prime real estate when Alabama migrant William Dubois purchased it in 1937 with wages he’d...

New Distillery Opens in Fenton

Fenton Winery & Brewery is celebrating the grand opening of their new distillery, which will allow their taproom to serve small batch liquor and...

A Look Inside West Village’s Historic Frederick Stearns House

"Old wood to burn, old friends to greet,” reads the inscription carved into the wooden mantel in the foyer of the historic Frederick Stearns...

Royal Oak Welcomes Outdoor Ice Rink at Centennial Commons

The City of Royal Oak is embracing the chill of winter with a brand-new outdoor ice skating rink at Centennial Commons Park. The 60’x90’ rink,...

Serena & Lily to Open Design Shop in Birmingham

Serena & Lily, a California-based home decor brand, will debut its first Michigan location this weekend. The Serena & Lily Birmingham Design Shop opens...

How Brilliant Detroit Helps Neighborhoods Shine

On a hot,blazingly sunny afternoon, a cheerfully decorated home in Detroit’s Morningside neighborhood bursts with activity. A bounce house bustles with giggling kids while...

Lakeside Mall Will Undergo $1 Billion Redevelopment

It’s official, Lakeside Mall is getting a facelift. With a 5-2 vote at their meeting on Nov. 1, 2022, the Sterling Heights City Council...

Meet the Design Director of The Book Depository

Like so many Detroit-area kids coming of age in the 1990s, Lily Diego and her friends misspent part of their youth traipsing through the...

Meet the Architect Overseeing the Michigan Central Project

Ford executives, casting about for a firm to oversee a master plan for redeveloping Michigan Central Station and the 30-acre area around it, landed on...

Gucci Opens Men’s Store in the Troy Somerset Collection

Luxury brand Gucci has announced that its first-ever dedicated men’s store will open at the Somerset Collection in Troy on Friday, Oct. 14, 2022. The...

The Grand Reopening of Michigan Central Station

In the mid-1930s, when the Albert Kahn-designed U.S. Parcel Post Office opened next to the august, celebrated Michigan Central Station, there was precious little public...
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Horror Filmmaker Builds ‘Horrortown’ at Abandoned Irish Hills Stagecoach Stop

A construction marquee warns “FESTIVAL TRAFFIC AHEAD” as cars grind to a halt on U.S. 12 West in Onsted.The area, part of a normally...
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Motown Museum Celebrates Completion of First Two Phases of Expansion

The grand opening event included appearances by Smokey Robinson, Ottis Williams, Martha Reeves, and more

Coda is the Latest Example of a Local Developer’s Commitment to Brush Park

Expected to break ground this summer, the project includes bracing a historic carriage house structure and building a five-story contemporary building over it

A Closer Look at The Fisher Building

Detroit's "largest art object" is for sale — here’s a little history, in case you’re interested in buying it
2022 Real Estate All-Stars

Real Estate All-Stars 2022

For Hour Detroit’s Real Estate All-Stars 2022, we commissioned Professional Research Services (PRS) to conduct a survey of all metro Detroit brokers and agents, to determine the top agents and mortgage professionals in the area.
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Bedrock Shares First Look at Plans for Interior of Hudson’s Site Development

Retail, office space, meeting venues, and more are planned for the building