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Posted on October 29, 2010 by jhcadm

Detroit’s Midtown Looks to Have a Promising Future

In recent history, Downtown Detroit has been looked at as Detroit’s crown jewel (as far as location goes); but is the Midtown area slowly becoming the new “Heart of the City”?

On Wednesday, October 29th, CEO Rip Rapson stated the Kresge Foundation will be giving the city of Detroit $15 million to go towards the continued efforts of revitalizing the Midtown area. (Read More)

In addition to this, New York based Living Cities, has planned to invest $22 million in projects to “redensify Detroit’s Woodward Corridor”.

With so many institutions and organizations dedicated to building up and enhancing this area, and the pending construction of the Woodward light rail (not to mention the rumored building of a new sports arena), investing (and living) in Midtown Detroit sure doesn’t sound like too bad of an idea.

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