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Livernois Revitalization Tour

August 3, 2012

UDM President Antoine Garibaldi and University vice presidents participated in the Livernois Revitalization Tour with Mayor Dave Bing and key city and community partners. The tour began on the McNichols Campus with a tour of the many renovations happening, including the new Fitness Center.

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UDM's McNichols Campus was the first stop on the tour, held on August 3, 2012 and featured several major renovations in the area and on the "Avenue of Fashion."

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  1. Pied Piper Market – 16215 Livernois Complete
  2. Bell Building – 16845 Livernois. Under Construction
  3. University of Detroit Mercy
  4. Marygrove College
  5. True Value Hardware – 17474 Livernois. Under Construction
  6. Street Gallery – Livernois Community Arts Project
  7. Noni’s Sherwood Grill – 19700 Livernois. Complete

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September 29, 2012
Entrepreneurs breathe new life into Livernois
Michael Martinez / Detroit Free Press

The Avenue of Fashion, a two-mile stretch of Livernois Avenue once known for its high-end clothing boutiques, shoe stores and hair salons, is poised to become a destination — again. Read More
August 19, 2012
City aims to turn the corner on key commercial corridors, like the former Avenue of Fashion
Jeff Gerritt / Detroit Free Press

What was once called the Avenue of Fashion is making a comeback, thanks, in part, to Mayor Dave Bing's focus on reviving key business areas. Read More
August 3, 2012
Is the Avenue of Fashion fashionable again?
Detroit 20/20

The strip of Livernois between McNichols and Eight Mile has historically been known as the Avenue of Fashion. Over the years that area lost a lot of its style. But things may be beginning to look up again on Livernois. Read More
Aug. 3, 2012
Livernois Avenue of Fashion is on its way to be a hot spot … again
JA Stages / The Detroit Hub

Many refer to Detroit’s gilded history as something to aspire to … something to bring back. Others think this is a “new Detroit” that will never be the same. The Detroit Works Project’s goal is to do both. Read More
August 4, 2012
Bing, college leaders walk, talk, tour Livernois Corridor

Press Staff / Detroit Free Press

Mayor Dave Bing, left, leads a delegation including University of Detroit Mercy President Antoine M. Garibaldi, center, and Marygrove College President David Fike on a bus and walking tour of Livernois, an area once known as the Avenue of Fashion. Read More