Who’s gonna make the all-caucasian American entertainment complex?
DETROIT (WWJ) – An ambitious Detroit businessman thinks he has a bombshell idea for transforming the empty lot where old Tiger Stadium used to be.
After many failed plans from other developers, Francois DeMonique told WWJ City Beat Reporter Vickie Thomas he wants to see the site at Michigan Avenue and Trumbull transformed into a unique hotel and entertainment complex that showcases African food and culture.
“I love this city and I believe in this city. I’ve put a lot of effort into it and my company, which is Urban Café Corporation, we are dedicated to being a part of the new face of Detroit. This may be just the first African-American development built from the ground up,” he said.
DeMonique’s vision for Urban Café Detroit is one where visitors can stay in a hotel, attend a live concert, have a fancy dinner and dance the night away all under one roof without having…
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