El Moore Residences

Construction Update – Week of February 2, 2015

The biggest change this week was the addition of the fence around part of the perimeter of the building. We found this fence by happenstance. Tom was riding the bus one day along Woodward and saw that the fence of the Machpelah Cemetery in Ferndale was beginning to be dismantled. He inquired about it, and …

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Voices of Detroit: Industrial Detroit and the El Moore History

The El Moore Project includes the renovation of the El Moore Building—an unique example of sustainable living, located at 624 W. Alexandrine in Detroit, Michigan, and the ongoing efforts of a private/public partnership between the Green Garage—whose mission is to offer opportunities for a sustainable workplace in Detroit, the City of Detroit, and local community …

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Construction Update – Week of January 26, 2015

As the weather becomes colder, much of the work on the building has moved inside. We’re beginning to see more of the finish work, such as cabinets and countertops in the units. We are nearing completion of the first rooftop cabin interior. Recessed lighting is beginning to appear. Also, outside, siding is being applied to …

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Growing a Community

We hear the word community used a lot these days, so much so that it is often diluted to mean any situation in which a group of people are assembled.  But simply having a group of people working or living in close proximity to one another does not, by itself, create a community.  It’s only when meaningful relationships begin to …

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Michigan’s Changing Seasons: Why We Love Them

  Make no mistake; Michigan is not Palm Springs, nor is it South Florida. The sun most certainly does  not shine all the time, and a good portion of our days are cold ones. To everything a season, and Michigan most definitely has all four. It’s that 365 days-a-year spirit that the El Moore‘s Seasons is expected to bring to …

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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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lodge update

Due to the spread of Covid-19, please note that the Lodge is accepting reservations from Michigan residents only at this time. We made this difficult decision with the safety of our community in mind. More details

To book a stay, please call us at 844-356-6673.