(CBS DETROIT) – The Motor City is honoring one of its most iconic neighborhoods, Detroit’s Black Bottom neighborhood, which was home to thriving black businesses and families.
The once-flourishing neighborhood was demolished in the sixties and replaced by what we know as Lafayette Park and the I-375 Freeway.READ MORE: Michigan Matters: Helping Young Folks & Cancer Patients
That area is now being remembered through a historical marker.READ MORE: Meet These Two Bear Cubs Who Have Become Inseparable At The Detroit Zoo
City officials say the $330 million project will create a six-lane boulevard that will include bike lanes, pedestrian paths, and green spaces.
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