Browsing: Detroit MI

Many believe that Detroit’s story is one of rampant urban blight, unemployment and poverty. But in reality, it’s a story of countless people working hard every day to change things for the better. Cass Community Social Services (CCSS) is one such group of people working to make things better by using Detroit’s blight to provide green j...

Mural projects completed by Urban Neighborhood Initiatives.

Urban Revitalization Projects in Detroit A vibrant and beautiful neighborhood is created when members of the community take action. That is the underlying...

AMUS volunteers at work.

People don’t usually view a full dumpster as a sign of progress. But for one organization in Detroit, a full dumpster means positive...

Gabe Jones and Joe McEachern have always worked together in some type of business. Carpentry, granite countertops, house painting – all kinds of...

Unless, you work in logistics, the only time you may see shipping containers is when they’re stacked on ships moving across the ocean...

Every big home improvement project in Rock City starts with a vision. A vision of marble counter-tops, spiral staircases, or a basement adorned with over a dozen...

It’s the oldest story in the Rust Belt: businesses closed their doors, people lost their jobs, and now your neighborhood becomes a little...