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Four future projects Detroiters can expect around 12th and Clairmount

If one were to go through a list of the most notable of intersections in Detroit — Mack and Bewick, Dexter and Davison, Seven Mile and Gratiot among them — then 12th and Clairmount might be at the top. Detroiters know it’s the historic site where the 1967 rebellion broke out, but for those living there — especially those still living there long after the last tank left — it’s home.


Community meeting to be held for 12th and Clairmount-area residents

A community meeting will be held on July 11 for residents in and around the 12th Street and Clairmount area to discuss improvements to the area.

The meeting is hosted by the City of Detroit’s Planning and Development Department and will gather resident feedback on proposed development in the area.

The meeting will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Walker Williams Center from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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