Dan Gilbert, other developers eye city-owned sites in Brush Park, Midtown, riverfront

Dan Gilbert has his eyes set on a different slice of real estate in Detroit: A largely vacant 8.4-acre portion ofBrush Park, the enclave just north of downtown that once housed some of the city's wealthiest families, like the Whitneys, the Kahns and the Hudsons. 

A part of the formerly tony neighborhood that remains dotted with many dilapidated vacant homes — and some redevelopments — the 7.5- and 0.9-acre parcels are included in one of the seven requests for proposals that Detroit has or plans to issue for development or redevelopment in the city.   READ MORE