Brick + Beam Detroit

News from Brick + Beam Detroit 

Brick + Beam Detroit to Expand Home Repair Classes, Hire Executive Director, with New Funding from Quicken Loans Community Fund and Knight Foundation 

DETROIT, November 9, 2018 – Brick + Beam Detroit, a support and education network for Detroit's home rehab community, today announced $150,000 in total grant funding from both the Quicken Loans Community Fund and the Knight Foundation. The grants will support the creation of a full-time Executive Director position, expand and increase the frequency of home repair classes and improve access to information and resources about building rehabilitation in Detroit. Read the full news release here.


About Us

Brick + Beam Detroit is a community for property owners, tradespeople, and building rehabbers of all levels. We support rehabilitation and reinvestment in Detroit by sharing knowledge, building talent, and providing access to the resources needed to keep projects moving forward. Brick + Beam's forum connects people interested in rehabbing and reinvesting in Detroit’s buildings with hands-on skills, local tradespeople, resources, advice, and overall moral support needed to get repair projects started -- and to keep them going.

Brick + Beam is a proud 2015 Knight Cities Challenge winner and is made possible by support from the Knight Foundation and Quicken Loans Community Fund. The project is a collaboration among the Michigan Historic Preservation Network, Detroit Future City, and Preservation Detroit, represented and currently led by three of Brick + Beam's original cofounders.


 Amy Elliott Bragg
 Emilie Evans
 Victoria Olivier


How You Can Contribute


- Have an idea for a class, know of a resource we should add, or want to suggest a location for an event? See an error on the site or just want to tell us something? Drop us a line anytime! [email protected]

- Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to see what we're up to as well as other relevant programs and goings-ons related to rehab in Detroit.

- Keep up to date with our events by signing up for our newsletter on the home page! Your email address is safe with us. 

- Add your rehab project to the "Brag Your Rehab" map and help answer fellow rehabbers' questions in the Q&A forum!




Map pin icon by Hakan Yalcin from the Noun Project

Have a rehab question?

Ask a question in our Q&A forum. Experts are standing by.

Ask now
Ask a question in our Q&A forum at Experts are standing by to help!