Detroit seeks proposals to redevelop empty, historic Lee Plaza tower west of New Center

Detroit is attempting to jump-start redevelopment of the abandoned Lee Plaza tower on the city’s west side.

The city announced Monday that it is seeking development proposals for the high-rise, which opened in 1929 as a luxury residential hotel and closed in the 1990s as low-income senior housing. An earlier $51 million rehabilitation plan by a private developer fell apart last year because of financing problems.

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