GRDC named Community Development Corporation of the Year!

The lively drumming of Nanou Dijapo matched the buzz of Detroit pride as hundreds working to maintain and improve Detroit neighborhoods poured into the Grand Riverview Ballroom at Cobo Center. Over a dozen Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation board members and staff attended the Annual Detroit Community Development Awards banquet to accept the honor of Community…

The Streets of Grandmont Rosedale

It is common for a city to name its streets after historic military officers or men significant in a city’s early history.  Chalfonte, for instance, was named after a French Lieutenant posted at Fort Ponchartrain during the 1750s.  Henry R. Schoolcraft is remembered as an early 1800s explorer, geographer, geologist and ethnologist whose contributions would…

The Wayne County Registrar of Deeds Recognizes GRDC’s Vacant Property Task Force

On Tuesday, Nov. 18, Bernard J. Youngblood, the Wayne County Registrar of Deeds and several representatives from city and county government arrived at the GRDC offices a few minutes before 10.  Channel 4 was there too, ready to document the honoring of GRDC’s Vacant Property Task Force volunteers for their persistence in bringing a fraudulent…

Record Attendance at Neighborhood Safety Meeting!

On Thursday, October 23, the North Rosedale Community House was filled with engaged citizens and government officials! Representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as well as the Detroit Police Department Animal Control Manager, Harry Ward, presented and remained after the meeting ended to answer questions. FEMA representatives presented at the meeting to answer…