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VIDEO: VACANT NOT BLIGHTED - REVITALIZING DETROIT

Detroit is facing enormous challenges with an abundance of vacant and abandoned buildings in the city. Demolition is a necessary part of moving the city forward, but Detroit can't just demo its way to revitalization. Here, individuals on the ground in Detroit show that through strategic preservation and rehabilitation of commercial and residential structures, you can change the dynamic one building at a time and demonstrate that just because it's vacant, doesn't mean it's blighted.

Video by Michigan Historic Preservation Network.

Featured Metro Detroit City

Grosse Pointe

While the Grosse Pointes may be known for old money and Metro Detroit's bluest blood, the collection of cities is also a place for young families to put down their roots in a stable community with easy access to Detroit's cultural amenities. Plus, the Pointes' waterfront parks and neighborhood shopping add up to a complete package of riches for its residents.

Lifestyle Guides





Getting Around

Detroiters biking to work
Whether by planes, trains, or automobiles, metro Detroit gets around. Hop on a bus, take the train, park your car, or ride your bike and enjoy. 
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Housing

Urbane Lofts
From stylish, modern new lofts in renovated high-rises to sprawling historic old mansions and 19th-century row houses, metro Detroit's housing stock is as diverse as its population. For those looking to buy, trulia.com and zillow.com are good places to start. For renters, start with this list of rental properties below. 
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Outdoors

Wolcott Mill
Metro Detroit is full of beautiful parks with plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation. From waterfront parkland to serene wooded areas, metro Detroit is full of natural beauty to explore through hiking, biking, and a variety of other outdoor activities.
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Service

ArtRoad, Edison Elementary
Volunteering is a great way to become more actively involved in your community and to meet new people with the same interests as you. Volunteer opportunities at metro Detroit organizations run the full gamut from arts and outdoor recreation to philanthropy and youth mentoring. Take a look at some of these community groups and nonprofit organizations listed below to see which might be the best fit for you.
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Shopping

Rust Belt Market
In metro Detroit you will find a surprising number of independently-owned clothing boutiques, record shops, sneaker stores, rare book stores, home goods stores, and stores of eccentricity. Below are some of the highlights of metro Detroit's most retail-rich neighborhoods. 
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Sports and Entertainment

The Crofoot
Whether you want to be more artsy or more fartsy, there's something for everyone to do in metro Detroit! 
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