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Wednesday, March 25, 2009

ARTIST VILLAGE PROJECT PRIMED TO THRIVE

The long awaited Old Redford Artist Village is almost complete, but it still needs a strong push to cross the finish line. Thanks to Motor City Blight Busters, the non-profit group behind the project, the formerly almost vacant strip near Grand River and Lahser already houses a studio, gallery, computer lab, and open mic venue where artists can converge and converse.

Still, John George, founder and director of Blight Busters says that a cafe and central meeting spot is still missing, which is why the group is looking to the public to raise the $50,000 needed to get Motor City Java House off the ground.

Read the article in its entirety here

Learn more about Artist Village Detroit here.

Learn more about Blight Busters and how they are able to accomplish so much here.

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