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Thursday, June 20 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
(Lear - Main Floor) The Influence of Art on Real Estate Development

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A conversation with creatives, developers and City leaders to explore the role that art really plays on real estate development in Detroit. How do we provide opportunity for artists, create cultural assets and beautify blighted neighborhoods without gentrifying a community? How do developers justify investment in art an why isn't there a mural on every building?

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Monique Becker

Monique is a Detroiter, real estate developer and community organizer. She is the co-founder and Partner of Mona Lisa Development, which focuses on rehab of duplexes inDetroit into curated coliving, gathering places and short-term rentals. She formerlyworked as Director of Development... Read More →
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Cliff Brown

CLIFFORD BRINGS OVER TWENTY YEARS OF REAL ESTATE, CORPORATEAND INVESTMENT FINANCE AND BANKING EXPERIENCE.He is responsible for new business development, project management,private financing, broker relations, negotiations, planning and sourcing privateequity forWoodborn and its affiliate... Read More →
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George N'Namdi

George R.Namdi established G.R. ;Namdi Gallery in 1981 with the mission ofinspiring a new generation of art collectors and increasing the awareness of abstractart. George holds a bachelors and masters degree in education from Ohio StateUniversity, a doctorate in psychology from the... Read More →
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Sarah Pavelko

Sarah Pavelko is Director of Development Services at the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation. She is an experienced real estate professional specializing in urban redevelopment, public private partnerships and finance. She has 10+ years of diverse industry experience in real estate... Read More →
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Freddy Diaz (SW Freddy)

Coming from a graffiti background since 2005, Freddy is an internationally known artistrecognized for his versatility in artwork that varies from murals, canvas, sculpture andclothing. Taking a root from graffiti art, SW Freddy was started as a way to enhance thecommunity he has grown... Read More →
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Oren Goldeberg

Oren Goldenberg is a producer of film and culture, living and working in the CassCorridor. His production company Cass Corridor Films has created films about DetroitPublic Schools and America’s first low-income housing project Brewster Douglass, aswell as, projects for countless... Read More →

Thursday June 20, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
Lear Innovation Center - Main Floor - Quicken Loans Basecamp
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