Detroit aims to expand Eastern Market with new residential, retail space
DETROIT After struggling for decades, the area surrounding Eastern Market has slowly but surely made a comeback. The city of Detroit is aiming to take a major step and bring more new development to two sites along the Dequindre Cut. READ: 2000 Division in Detroits Eastern Market to be renovated, used as modern office spaceWith its popular sheds and food choices, Eastern Market is billed as the nations oldest continuous marketplace. The city plans to make it a more livable neighborhood by asking developers to build a 20 to 30 unit housing development there. We hope to see proposals for food manufacturing district tight along the lives of so many of the other activities currently seen in the Eastern Market, Schneider said.