Detroit’s Lee Plaza gets new lease on life, will be renovated for senior affordable housing
It has long stood as an iconic symbol of Detroit’s decline, the old Lee Plaza Hotel on West Grand Boulevard has sat vacant for decades, but that’s soon going to change. This is the towering Lee Plaza; it’s been abandoned and ransacked for 25. Now it is getting a new lease on life.
Woman killed when driver loses control, crashes into parked car on Detroit’s west side
The scene of a fatal March 9, 2021, crash at West Grand Boulevard and Hancock Street on Detroit's west side. DETROIT – A woman was killed overnight when the driver of the car she was in lost control and crashed on Detroit’s west side, police said. The crash happened around 2:15 a.m. Tuesday (March 9) in the 1400 block of West Grand Boulevard, near West Hancock Street, according to authorities. Officials said a 24-year-old man was driving a 2013 Chevrolet Impala when he lost control and struck a parked car. The scene of a fatal March 9, 2021, crash at West Grand Boulevard and Hancock Street on Detroit's west side.
Police: Woman, man shot while sitting in car on Detroits west side
DETROIT A woman and a man were sitting in a car Tuesday on Detroits west side when someone walked up and started shooting at them, police said. The shooting happened around 1 p.m. Tuesday on West Grand Boulevard near the Motown Museum, according to authorities. Multiple shots were fired into the vehicle.The 22-year-old woman and 28-year-old man were sitting outside a seniors center on West Grand Boulevard near 14th Street when the gunman walked up and opened fire, officials said. Hayes said a targeted shooting cant be ruled out because its still early in the investigation. Detroit police said the gunman walked up to the drivers side of the vehicle and started shooting.
Detroits New Center Is Becoming A Hub For Retail Therapy
There are a number of boutiques and specialty stores popping up around the city and New Center in Detroit is becoming a hub for retail therapy, which starts at the intersection of West Grand Boulevard and Woodward Avenue. I love shopping. In the wake of online retail sales, Wisniewski wanted to create a shopping experience. If you take a stroll across the Grand Boulevard, youll find another store snuggled in the corner of the New Center building. LaToya and Anthony Thompson opened the Upper Row to bring high-end fashion to the Motor City.detroit.cbslocal.com
6 people hospitalized with suspected carbon monoxide poisoning in Detroit
Six people were sickened with carbon monoxide poisoning Oct. 15, 2019 at a home on West Grand Boulevard in Detroit. (WDIV)DETROIT - Six people have been taken to the hospital with suspected carbon monoxide poisoning. It happened at a home on West Grand Boulevard near I-96 in Detroit. The carbon monoxide was coming from a faulty furnace, officials said. Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Six people hospitalized with suspected carbon monoxide poisoning in Detroit
DETROIT - Six people have been taken to the hospital with suspected carbon monoxide poisoning. It happened at a home on West Grand Boulevard near I-96. So far, no word on their conditions. Stay with Local 4 and ClickOnDetroit for updates. Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
New Airbnb in Detroit on West Grand Boulevard is a loving tribute to Motown Records
A new Airbnb in Detroit that just listed on October 1 has got to be one of the more impressively themed rentals on the site. The home on West Grand Boulevard has been turned into the Motown BNB, complete with wall-sized murals, jukeboxes, and memorabiliaall dedicated to Motown Records. Theres three jukeboxes filled with Motown 45sone each for the basement, first floor, and second floor. And of course theres Motown memorabilia, album covers, and photos everywhere. Its all an extension of the positiveness of Motown, King says.detroit.curbed.com