Posts Tagged ‘michigan’

Michigan State Housing Authority: Ruth Ellis Center

Michigan State Housing Authority interviewed the Ruth Ellis Center to learn more about the organization and their upcoming development. We couldn’t be more proud to be partnered with this amazing organization on the Ruth Ellis Clairmount Center in Detroit. Construction on the Center should be underway in a matter of days! Through permanent supportive housing,…

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Ruth Ellis Clairmount Center

The Ruth Ellis Clairmount Center (REC Center) is a mixed-use development in Detroit’s Piety Hill neighborhood that will create 43 units of permanent supportive housing for homeless or at-risk LGBTQ youth within a larger mixed-use development offering social services, health care, and employment opportunities. At approximately 44,000 SF, the mixed-use building will offer 43 studio…

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Detroit Affordable Housing Conference

Jeff and Jack had the opportunity to attend the Detroit Affordable Housing Conference last week.  We were blown away by the optimism and innovation coursing thru the event.  We expanded our knowledge of Detroit’s broader planning goals and “Strategic Neighborhoods”, confirmed and amplified our opinion that the preservation of Naturally Occurring Affordable Housing (NOAH) is…

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Davis Cottages

After completing a summer home for one of our first clients, we were asked to design a pair of small cottages on a nearby lot that initially were to be rented and later to be sold. The houses were built around a 20’x20’ living space with 2 bedrooms off one side, a kitchen and a…

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Idema

The program for this 2,800 sq. ft. house was developed as a second home for a Chicago couple. The clients’ love of natural light resulted in a courtyard with all the rooms organized around its perimeter, allowing light and access to each. As a “carpenter built” contemporary cottage, the home offers the warmth of wood,…

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