News from March 2011

21 March 2011
Addell Anderson in Detroit Center gallery

On March 16, 2011, the Detroit Free Press ran an article entitled, "Center lets University of Michigan celebrate Detroit ties", about the University of Michigan's connections to Detroit and how the Detroit Center facilitates most interactions between the city and the university. The article talks...

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11 March 2011
Person working on billboard scaffolding with night sky above

U-M graduate student Charlie Michaels’ thesis project – The Night Sky Billboard Project – runs until April 1. Above the intersection of Mack Ave. and Mt. Elliott St. on the east side of Detroit, a billboard that’s been sitting empty for decades displays an image of the night sky. Allowing those who pass underneath it to see the stars more clearly than are visible in the city, it offers a quiet reminder to notice what is always present but cannot...

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