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Apr 14

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Dr. David Fike joined Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan at an April 9th press conference to unveil a neighborhood rebuilding program. The first phase of this effort will target blight in the neighborhood near the Marygrove College campus. Last December, the College hosted a federal task force on blight, which recently completed a survey of blighted and abandoned homes and buildings in Detroit.

More about this exciting news can be found in the links below.

Links to news stories:

Marygrove area first up in Detroit blight blitz
From The Detroit News: http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20140409/METRO01/304090024#ixzz2yPNWfuyb

Duggan to target Marygrove area in crackdown on Detroit's neglected homes
From the Detroit Free Press: http://www.freep.com/article/20140409/NEWS01/304090028/Detroit-blight-Mike-Duggan

Here’s a photo from Marygrove’s “live tweet” of the event:

drfike duggan twitter

 

Updates  

Marygrove area first up in Detroit blight blitz
From The Detroit News: http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20140409/METRO01/304090024#ixzz2yPNWfuyb

Duggan to target Marygrove area in crackdown on Detroit's neglected homes
From the Detroit Free Press: http://www.freep.com/article/20140409/NEWS01/304090028/Detroit-blight-Mike-Duggan

$1M in forgivable loans available to rehab homes near Marygrove College
http://www.freep.com/article/20140409/NEWS01/304090028/Detroit-blight-Mike-Duggan

Detroit Blight Authority steps aside in demolition efforts
From Crain’s Detroit Business: http://www.crainsdetroit.com/mobile/article/20140409/NEWS/140409833?X-IgnoreUserAgent=1

Tweet featuring President Fike and Mayor Duggan:

https://twitter.com/MGCollege/status/453966020437225472/photo/1

 

 

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