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Demolishing the Projects and Giving Away Cass Park

BRUSH PARK— Demolition work continues at the Brewster-Douglass Projects, where crews are working to flatten two gigantic mid-rises after erasing dozens of town houses earlier this year. Photos of the destruction can be found on Curbed.

CASS CORRIDOR— Negotiations over the new Red Wings arena have taken a strange turn as the city appears ready to simply give historic Cass Park to the Ilitch organization. Photos of the park's faded grandeur are this way.

MIDTOWN— Midtown's $60M mixed-use monstrosity will include a large hotel, retail space, and a ton of apartments. Coincidentally, Royal Oak is planning a $60M development with all of those same features. Here's how two similar projects end up looking wildly different.