East Lafayette Apartments
1000 Townsend St.
Developer CRES QOZB, LLC, led by John Chu, is planning to construct two multifamily buildings on the property at Townsend and Lafayette in Islandview, including 12 studio and 12 one-bedroom apartments, with several units designated as affordable at 60-80% area median income. A rezoning from R2 to R3 was approved in late 2020 and developers were seeking $252,000 in tax abatements for the $3.9 million project in 2021. Construction was underway in late 2021.
Sources: City of Detroit, @DetDevelopment/Twitter
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Rendering of East Lafayette Apartments. Credit: Christian Hurtienne Architects