Month: January 2015

We’re Safe at the El Moore: The Wayne State Police Force

Although there are (finally) some good news stories circulating in the national press about Detroit and the more positive things that are happening here in Midtown where the El Moore is located, the image of  Detroit as a dangerous city where folks get murdered all the time,  people get robbed all the time, and cars …

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Voices of Detroit: The Arts and Crafts Movement in the Early 20th Century

The El Moore is a residential apartment complex that is designed to be a model of urban sustainable living. The El Moore building, which was named the “El Moore Flats” at the time, is a carefully restored structure that was designed by renowned local architect A.C. Varney and built in 1898 by developer Charles W. …

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Construction Update – Week of January 5, 2015

We’ve begun the ‘finish work’ at the El Moore. Cupboards are being added to the kitchens, repurposed lath has been added to the walls of the rooftop cabins, and mantles are being constructed for the fireplaces, among other things. Let’s take a look at the first work of 2015. Default Gallery Type Template This is …

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