Gateway Neighborhood is also called ‘North-end’ — it is south of Highland Park and north of Boston/Edison; it is east of Woodward and west of Hamtramck. The main streets are: Woodland, Rosedale, Harmon, Trowbridge, and Belmont.
Former Mayor Dave Bing helped to build a new industrial corridor on Oakland during his tenure; those new buildings are bounded by Caniff and the Davison Fwy. Jon just sent this link to a really interesting story about the North End; Aretha Franklin lived here:
Here are some updates: the burned house next door at 513 Harmon is now officially on the docket for demolition; here is an email that I got from the City:
Major sez there’s a stolen car in my garage; I reported it to Police and they may tow it away for free. But when Sgt. Irvin and Officer____ stopped by the other day (Tues. July 8), they said the VIN was too old to be in their database, and that I need to call back when I get the garage cleaned out and accessible.
Oh and DIY should now mean ‘Detroit-it yourself’!