Business, City Transformation

Downtown Detroit is on the up!

 

David Whitney Floorplan. Photo by Ashley Hennen.

You can’t help but notice the scaffolds, the construction elevators and a phalanx of dumpsters outside Downtown buildings that were vacant for the longest time.

In the last two weeks there have been some been some big updates. Whether it’s Dan Gilbert and Chrysler making a deal to move Chrysler (and some other tenants) into the former Dime building to be renamed the “Chrysler House” or the multitude of updates coming from the Downtown Detroit Partnership (DDP) stakeholders meeting,  there’s good news in the D.  In spite of challenges, we are making noticeable progress.  We’ve linked to some key stories in our Storify below. Be sure to check out our gallery of the DDP stakeholders meeting in the historic and under restoration David Whitney building.

 

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