District Detroit Update: As the opening of Little Caesars Arena nears, Olympia Development announced 5 projects last month that will be part of the surrounding 50-block area to be known as District Detroit; one additional project just south of the district was announced as well. Of the 6 buildings, 4 are to be renovated and 2 to are to be built, totaling 686 apartments and an undisclosed amount of retail space. Here is a brief breakdown of each building…
ONE ELEVEN WEST
Located at 111 Henry St., this new 8-story building will feature 80 residences with 1 & 2 bedroom options; projected to start late 2017.
Located at 120 Henry St., this new 5-story building will feature 145 residences, with a mix of studios, 1, & 2 bedroom options; projected to start late 2017.
The 18-story former United Artists Theater, built in the 1920’s, will be renovated into 148 residences and will include a ground-floor restaurant and coffee shop; projected to start by the end of 2017.
Located at 110 Sproat St., the existing 13-story structure will be converted into 90 residences, with a mix of studios, 1, & 2 bedroom options; projected to start in 2018.
Located next to the Masonic Temple (you know, the building Jack White bought), the 11-story former American Hotel – and before that, the Fort Wayne Hotel – is set to be converted into 163-residences with studio, 1, & 2 bedroom options; projected to start in 2018.
Built in 1890’s, and located across the street from the Masonic Temple, the 6-story former Alhambra Apartments will be re-born as 46 residences, with a mix of – you guessed it – studio, 1, & 2 bedroom apartments; projected to start in 2018.
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