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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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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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The Voice of Detroit Neighborhoods: Midtown as a Planned Mixed-Use Neighborhood

As Detroit once again rises and experiences growth, rebirth, and reconstruction in many areas of our City, including the near-completion of the El Moore , we are experiencing how Detroit is attempting to balance the maze of freeways that cut through our neighborhoods and the goal of many neighborhoods to become more walkable and pedestrian-friendly. …

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