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Bedrock Unveils Connective and Inclusive Development for Brush Park

Posted: 12/02/16

Over the last twenty years, the historic Brush Park neighborhood has seen its share of disinvestment, while neighboring communities, Midtown and the Central Business District have seen a slow, but steady surge of investment, taking off to new heights in the last six years.  Finally, Brush Park will begin to see new investment for the first time in 15 years since the Crosswinds Communities, Woodward Crossing Project. The catalytic City Modern Detroit development will be the thread that connects Woodward Corridor and provides needed for sale housing in the Greater Downtown area.

The development is led by Bedrock in concert with a number of partners including Marvin Beatty, chief community officer for Greektown Casino-Hotel in Detroit and an investor in the planned redevelopment of the former Michigan State Fairgrounds site; Sam Thomas, president of Benton Harbor-based Star Development Co.; Darrell Burks, former senior partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and a member of the Detroit Financial Review Commission; former Detroit mayoral candidate Freman Hendrix, also the president and CEO of Detroit-based Advanced Security & Investigative Solutions; and Pamela Rodgers, owner and president of Rodgers Chevrolet.

The project developed with an intentional focus on inclusiveness and commitment to the history of the neighborhood will feature 410 new residences in a variety of forms including new townhomes, carriage homes, duplettes, flats and preserved historical homes. There will be 107 for-sale units and 303 rental units at a cost of more than $100 million total project costs according to Bedrock Principal, Steve Rosenthal. The community will include a set aside of 20% affordable housing, six public spaces and over 22,000 square feet for planned retail.

For more information on the City Modern Detroit development, upcoming construction and more please visit www.citymoderndetroit.com.

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Be engaged and get informed! Join M-1 RAIL as we host the March Community Advisory Council Meeting Thursday, March 9, 2017, at Triumph Church’s East Campus. The countdown to M-1 RAIL passenger ridership is on and there will be some adjustments to how you navigate the corridor. Please join M-1 RAIL for an important community conversation to learn about QLINE operations, testing schedule and the launch of our public safety education campaign.

This special CAC meetings will cover driving, cycling and walking along the Woodward Corridor, as we all now share the road. There will be a light dinner served and children’s activities will be available. There will also be sign language interpretation services available for community members who are deaf or hard of hearing. This meeting is open to ALL.

For more information and to RSVP please contact the M-1 RAIL Community Relations department at 313-483-8077 or via email at info@m1rail.org.
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March 9, 2017, 5:30pm - March 9, 2017, 6:39pm

Be engaged and get informed! Join M-1 RAIL as we host the March Community Advisory Council Meeting Thursday, March 9, 2017, at Triumph Church’s East Campus. The countdown to M-1 RAIL passenger ride...

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