A company that wants to put vacant Detroit land to agricultural use is moving forward with plans to clear blighted properties for a large-scale tree-growing project after getting the OK to use 140 acres on the city’s east side, officials announced Friday.
A big effort was unveiled Monday in Detroit aimed at cleaning several neighborhoods of abandoned and dangerous homes.
An unofficial shrine to Malice Green that stood in Detroit for 20 years has been reduced to rubble.
Hundreds of volunteers are expected to seal as many as 150 abandoned houses on Detroit’s west side.
More than 100 vacant homes in Detroit have their windows and doors freshly boarded up after a volunteer effort called the 100 Houses Project.