The pandemic brought development to a halt in 2020. Toward the end of the year, construction picked up again, with new projects coming online. As we navigate this period of recovery toward what is hopefully a post-pandemic Detroit in 2021, here are some of the projects on our radar.
Ford’s Mobility Innovation District in Corktown
In November, Ford Motor Co. unveiled its multiyear plan for a 30-acre walkable community, with the centerpiece a renovated Michigan Central Station. In addition to what it touts as a first-of-its-kind mobility testing platform for innovators, startups, entrepreneurs, and others from around the world to develop, test, and launch mobility solutions, the site plan also calls for more public amenities such as green spaces, and walking and biking trails, as well as a grocery store and day care facility.
In addition to the train station, these buildings…