Midtown Detroit

captured by @detroitrockchris

Seen in Detroit: June 11 – 17

Each week, CBS 62’s Detroit Proud will deliver photos captured by local Detroiters. This week features pictures from Belle Isle, live shots from Mumford & Sons and My Morning Jacket, and MORE!

CBS 62–06/19/2015

Bill Ford attended Detroit youth baseball field dedication. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Renovated Ballpark Part Of Effort To Boost Youth Recreation In Detroit

UAW-Ford donated $1.8 million to refurbish the baseball field for residents of Midtown, Woodbridge and other neighborhoods.

CBS Detroit–06/15/2015

NASHVILLE, TN - MARCH 09: A general view of Jack White's Third Man Records on March 9, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Jack White’s Third Man Records Plans To Open Midtown Detroit Store

White says the area has “always been the most inspiring area of Detroit for me as an artist and as a Detroiter.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2015

Jolly Pumpkin Pizzeria and Brewery will open in Detroit in April. (By Edward Cardenas)

Jolly Pumpkin Sets April Opening In Midtown Detroit

Craft brewery and restaurant Jolly Pumpkin has announced an April opening date in Midtown Detroit.

CBS Detroit–03/21/2015

Carhartt has leased this building in Midtown Detroit. (credit: Ron Dewey/WWJ)

Carhartt To Open Retail Store In Midtown Detroit

“It’s really exciting to see all this new growth in Detroit…”

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/28/2015

The exterior of the historic Strathmore Hotel. (WWJ/Vickie Thomas)

Historic Strathmore Hotel To Be Revitalized, Reinvented As Midtown Residential Space

The Strathmore building on Alexandrine at Woodward was officially closed off in 2006 after falling into disrepair and becoming a haven for prostitutes and drug dealers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/13/2015

The Dlectricity festival returns for a second year this September. (Source: Dlectricity.)

Illuminated Art Festival Returns To Midtown Detroit

Organizers of the second DLECTRICITY, Midtown Detroit’s festival of art and light, have announced the lineup of artists and sponsors of the event.

CBS Detroit–08/18/2014

An artist's rendering of the new Midtown building at Woodward and Willis that will have several Lawrence Technological University departments as the anchor tenant. Lawrence Tech illustration.

Lawrence Tech To Become Anchor Tenant Of New Midtown Building

Midtown Detroit Inc. will break ground Wednesday on a 30,000-square-foot, three-story commercial building at the corner of Woodward Avenue and West Willis Street that will have Lawrence Technological University as the anchor tenant.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2013

The Art House (WWJ/Sandra McNeill)

Is It A House … Or Is It Art?

The home next to the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit is drawing attention from passersby, according to the museum’s Founding Director Emeritus Marsha Miro

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/23/2013

Detroit Skyline Renaissance Center

Campbell Ewald Expected To Announce Move To Detroit Wednesday

“It would make sense for them to be located in an urban area because that’s where young talent is gravitating towards,” Black said.

CBS Detroit–03/05/2013