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, 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.