Thanks to Midtown Detroit, Inc. for this update.
El Moore, located in Midtown Detroit on West Alexandrine between Second and Third, is a residential building currently undergoing innovative, sustainable renovations. Units in the building will begin coming online in the near future.
The El Moore welcomes both long-term residents and guests to explore the intersection of nature, community, and the city together.
This profile of Motown was published today (April 22) on Virgin Atlantic‘s blog and summarizes many of the attractions of “The D”.
On June 1 Virgin Atlantic will launch direct flights to Detroit, the birthplace of Motown, Madonna and the motor car.
Although most commonly associated with Henry Ford and the motor car and Berry Gordy and his Motown record label, Detroit has probably become better known recently for its financial troubles. However, the city has been enjoying a recent resurgence and is once again a hot bed of energy with a burgeoning art scene and new bars and restaurants popping up daily. Read on for a few things you might not know.
As cracks in Detroit’s seemingly impenetrable silver lining (aka, the sky) start to appear, it seems that we’re ready to rush out and enjoy the few fleeting and sweet months of Bob Seger’s favorite season. While holing up in a dark, dank dive may have its appeal in the light-deprived winter months, by the time spring hits, it’s imperative to recharge batteries with some sunlight, a patio, and numerous pints. With this in mind, these are Detroit’s finest bars that let you imbibe in the fresh (or fresh-ish) air.
A significant aspect of Detroit history is the role of the automotive industry in putting the world on wheels. Lowrider culture emerged in Los Angeles and migrated to Detroit. The Scarab Club exhibition “LOWRIDING: From Crenshaw to Woodward” showcases lowrider cars and bicycles. The new exhibition opens Thursday, April 2.
Curated by Erik Howard, LOWRIDING includes photographs, paintings, installations and complementary programming that highlights the cultural impact of lowriders. The all-media show runs through Saturday, May 17 at the Scarab Club.
The Club is located in Midtown Detroit at 217 Farnsworth St. at John R, immediately behind the Detroit Institute of Arts.
The Christman Company said hello to an old friend earlier this month.
The construction management company has moved into the iconic New Center Area building it helped construct in 1928 and has a full slate of construction projects in the greater downtown area keeping it busy …
… “We wanted to be a part of what’s happening in Detroit,” said Steve Roznowski, chairman and CEO of the Lansing-based company, which had $601 million in revenue last year and is now leasing the entire 26th floor at 3011 W. Grand Blvd.
From SHEI Magazine …
Welcome to the Gilded Age. Set in Detroit’s Fisher Building and featuring some beautiful gilded looks from The Somerset Collection, this SHEI Magazine photo shoot explores the glittering history of a legendary color: gold. See the full spread in our print magazine, available April 11th.
A note from the historic Ford Piquette Avenue Plant …
PIQUETTE OPENING DAY – WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1ST
It’s been a cold winter, but we have been very busy at Piquette! Since our last public tour day of 2014, volunteers have been working on building improvements, building clean up, and prepping cars for our opening day.
Next Wednesday, April 1st, is the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant’s 2015 Opening Day. We will be open Wednesday through Sunday, from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM. Tours will be offered throughout the day. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, $5 for students, and children 13 and under are free.
For more information about the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 313.872.8759.
The museum is located in Detroit’s Midtown at 461 Piquette Street, east of Woodward Avenue.