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Friday, June 19, 2015 Ron Castellano, 46, outside the complex he and investors are expected to own. They  could put $75 million into the project.

Huge Hospital To Get New Use

Sunday, June 14, 2015 Trucks moving earth from demolition site onto Cass Avenue June 11, 2015. The Eddystone Hotel, left, will be restored, under the contract between the city and Olympia Development. The Park Avenue Hotel, right, will be demolished.

Park Ave Hotel To Landfill

Monday, April 27, 2015 August 20, 2014 near Milford in western Oakland County.

End of the Suburbs

Friday, January 9, 2015 Marsha Music, whose legal name is Marsha Battle Philpot, at her alma mater with its new owner Robert Elmes. Photos taken December 10, 2014.

Could Highland Park Be Gentrified?

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 Robert Elmes, 48, a native of British Columbia, at Highland Park High School which he bought in November for $49,000.

NYC Art/Real Estate Formula Here

Monday, November 24, 2014 A movie set worker approaches photographer asking him to leave the scene. The Eddystone and Park Ave Hotels excite film makers and other creative people. They show loss and potential at the same time. This photo taken Nov. 7, 2014, the day on which Detroit's bankruptcy was approved.

Ilitch Parking Lot Legacy

Sunday, September 7, 2014 Greg Crawford and Maina Petry in November 2013, outside the home they bought on Bethune St. in October.

Perma-Culture House

Friday, August 1, 2014 Sam Szabla in the basement of 159 Taylor, Detroit. He toured the house for the first time in December after buying it in the auction for about $5,000 in October. Steel I beams are considered high-end for  home construction even today.

Seemed Like an Investor

Monday, May 19, 2014 Joel Batterman, a transit advocate with MOSES, a top the pile of rubble next to charred pine beams.

Mourning Fallen Church