Jason Peet

I have always had a strong interest in architecture and the built environment of neighborhoods and cities. I made a decision to follow this passion in 2001 when I moved to Detroit and began to work on small development efforts in Midtown. Over the next 8 years I was involved in bringing new life to five unique and historic buildings in I became very active in Midtown as well as my own neighborhood of West Village. In 2010 I began working with the Green Garage where I’ve been able grow and broaden my impact from simply renovating buildings to helping build active and sustainable communities. This is work that I’m excited to be a part of as the El Moore takes shape.

Historic Reuse – Using Our Past to build Our Future

Right there on the corner where Cass and Amsterdam meet up is an historic building recently purchased by Wayne State University and repurposed/converted into a new biomedical research facility as part of its TechTown District expansion. Not all old buildings in Detroit are quite so lucky. Those who know the building’s history as one of

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