(CBS Detroit) — A new apartment complex is coming to Detroit, meant to help those less fortunate.

According to the city, the Black-led development will be built at 7303 West McNichols Road in the Liv6 area. The building will be named Sawyer Art Apartments to honor contemporary Detroit artist Tylonn Sawyer.

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On Tuesday, Mayor Mike Duggan and developers, Roderick Hardamon, Dr. George R. N’Namdi and Richard Hosey, attended the groundbreaking of the 38-unit complex. All of the units will be affordable housing between 60% and 80% of area median income.

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The $10.8 million mixed-use project is part of the Strategic Neighborhood Fund, a partnership between the City of Detroit and Invest Detroit. There will be 6,186 square feet of commercial space. Apartments will feature eight studios, 17 one-bedrooms and 13 two-bedrooms.

“The Sawyer Art Apartments is a great example of Detroiters rebuilding Detroit in a way that is affordable for the residents who stayed in this community,” Mayor Duggan said. “This is a development team from Detroit that is truly community-focused. This new development will build on the energy and revitalization we have been witnessing along McNichols since we completed our streetscape project this fall.”

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