Detroit sides with anarchists over developer in land bid

  • Posted on: 9 June 2016
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

From The Detroit Free Press

Neighbors claim city officials for years ignored their efforts to buy the side lots

A self-described "anarchist housing collective" where members live a communal life sharing expenses as they occasionally host live music shows has successfully outbid a land developer trying to buy lots next door for new apartments.

Detroit's 'sexiest anarchist housing collective' seeks help making repairs

  • Posted on: 11 February 2016
  • By: Parenthesis Eye


DETROIT, MI -- From the outside, the 126-year-old house on the corner of Trumbull Avenue and Temptations Drive looks only a few weeks away from becoming another of Detroit's vacant and crumbling historic homes.

But the people who live there, part of a unique group that's occupied the space for decades, are hoping to save it.

A contractor has estimated the house needs about $70,000 in repairs, said Joshua Allen, 34.