May the Lord Bless and Keep the Enterprising Souls Who Created Their Own Bus Stop at the Corner of Detroit and W. 25th

click to enlarge May the Lord Bless and Keep the Enterprising Souls Who Created Their Own Bus Stop at the Corner of Detroit and W. 25th (3)
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As construction on the $60 million Quarter project at the corner of Detroit Avenue and W. 25th Street continues apace, some enterprising public transit users have set up an impromptu bus stop.

Currently featuring two plastic chairs, one of which is backless, and a plastic milk crate, the makeshift transit stop rests just outside the Quarter's construction fence and is peopled by west-bound commuters on the RTA's #26 route throughout the day.

Snavely Group, the Quarter's development company, estimated that the project would be completed this month. That would be ambitious, but a Snavely rep, speaking by phone, was unaware of an updated timeline.

click to enlarge May the Lord Bless and Keep the Enterprising Souls Who Created Their Own Bus Stop at the Corner of Detroit and W. 25th (2)
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Sam Allard

Sam Allard is the Senior Writer at Scene, in which capacity he covers politics and power and writes about movies when time permits. He's a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and the NEOMFA at Cleveland State. Prior to joining Scene, he was encamped in Sarajevo, Bosnia, on an...
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