Stonelea

While in architecture school in the early 90’s, I took a model building (physical models, not rendered images) class as an elective.  The final project was to divide into teams and produce a large-scale architectural model.  There were two projects available at...

Capitol Park

Since 1955, Capitol Park has served as a public transportation hub and now that the Rosa Parks Transit Center is open, it can return to its original park setting. Capitol Park is one of three triangular parks (the others being Harmonie Park and Library Park) formed...

Roosevelt Park – Citizen Improvements

A group of volunteers has been steadily working to improve Roosevelt Park which sits in the shadow of the Michigan Central Depot. Led by Slows BBQ owner Phillip Cooley and volunteers from Daimler Financial the group obtained permission from the Detroit Recreation...

Paradise Valley

Detroit’s Downtown Development Authority is moving forward with redevelopment plans of the area also known as Harmonie Park. Largely an urban revitalization project, the group hopes to create an entertainment and cultural district in the neighborhood surrounding...