Detroit Block by Block, as an archive of memories and experiences told through visuals and in-depth storytelling, provides a rich and vibrant tapestry of the city's commercial buildings. By capturing the essence of both the old and the new, we'll showcase the diverse history and ongoing development within Detroit.
This archive acts as a preservation tool, documenting the architectural heritage of the city and ensuring that the stories and memories associated with these buildings are not lost over time. It also serves as an educational resource, allowing people to learn about Detroit's commercial history and how it has shaped the city's identity.
Detroit Block by Block will foster a sense of community and pride among residents. By sharing personal narratives and experiences, we create connections between people and places, further strengthening the bond within the city. It also inspires others to explore and engage with their surroundings, promoting a deeper appreciation for Detroit's unique urban landscape.