Detroit Development Tracker

White Building/Aniwa Club

7903. E. Jefferson Ave.

Build:New + Rehab

What's happening?

Developer Michael Higgins is leading a $22 million mixed-use development at the corner of East Jefferson and Van Dyke. The project, which has been approved for more than $5 million in financing by the state, includes cleanup of gasoline contamination and rehab of several structures including the Prohibition-era speakeasy "White Building/Aniwa Club." A parking structure will also be demolished. Plans detailed in 2021 call for a new building and parking structure, three commercial units, 36 residential units and a renovated pedestrian plaza.

Sources: Crain's Detroit Business, state of Michigan

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What does it look like?

A cool cat.

Rendering of the proposed mixed-use development. Credit: Berardi Partners

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The page was last updated at 1:02am on 2/26/22.