Groundbreaking for Ella Fitzgerald Park, HomeBase Community Center

On Tuesday, Mayor Duggan, Kresge President Rip Rapson, Block Club Leader Darnetta Banks, and University of Detroit Mercy President Antoine Garibaldi broke ground on the Ella Fitzgerald Park. The groundbreaking also introduced HomeBase, a new community center on Livernois that will house offices for Live6, a local planning and development nonprofit; UD Mercy’s Detroit Collaborative Design Center; rotating city staff; and be a space for community meetings.

Ella Fitzgerald Park Groundbreaking 2017

FitzForward developers, Century Partners and The Platform, will begin their neighborhood housing rehabilitation and vacant land revitalization efforts in Fitzgerald in 2018.