DDP Centennial: The Business of Architecture

The Guardian Building Step inside the Guardian Building, and you’ll be transported to another era. You will quickly understand how this site is a part of DDP’s history and is […]

DDP Centennial: Downtown Detroit Days

Downtown Detroit Days In 1954, thanks to the innovative thinking of Central District Business Association President Diane Edgecomb, the first Downtown Detroit Days (DDD) festival was planned. (The CDBA was […]

DDP Centennial: The City of Champions

The City of Champions Detroit is part of an exclusive club of cities where all four major sports teams compete within its Downtown city limits. Whether you know Detroit as the […]

DDP Centennial: The Renaissance Center

The Renaissance Center After purchasing the “Ren Cen” in 1996, General Motors completed a $500-million renovation for its new Downtown headquarters and brilliantly created a more inviting and accessible asset […]

DDP Centennial: J.L. Hudson’s

Retail, J.L. Hudson’s Co., and How One Block Can Impact a Downtown The J.L. Hudson company was a founding member of the Business Property Association in 1922, the first of […]