DOWNTOWN— The empty lot left by demolishing the Bates Garage might eventually be home to a brand-new parking garage. The lot is being sold to Dan Gilbert, and there are hints that he's gunning for a 10-story parking/retail structure on Monroe Street.
BOSTON-EDISON— A glorious mansion on Chicago Boulevard generated enough web traffic to crash BuildingDetroit.org, invalidating the auction. Curbed has a look inside.
DOWNTOWN— In a week of Dan Gilbert news, the property baron scooped a trio of historic storefronts on Broadway Street. With an abundance of terra cotta and some intriguing windows, the buildings will likely make for some excellent lofts.