, Midtown Detroit, Inc
. and the Roxbury Group
held a special ceremony Monday for the Auburn, a $12 million residential and retail project in at Cass Avenue and Canfield in Midtown. The "Topping Out" event marked the point on the construction timetable when the final piece of the structural frame was put on the building.
"We are very pleased to have the project on schedule," said David Di Rita, principal of the Roxbury Group. "We look forward to adding the Auburn to the growing vitality of the Midtown neighborhood."
Currently, construction workers are installing windows, roof and mechanical systems, followed by the interior building of the residences. Full enclosure of the building is set for June 30.
Construction on this project began in September 2011. The project consists of 58 residential units and 11 retail spaces with a 97-space parking lot located behind the building.
The Auburn is on the Southeast corner of Cass Avenue and Canfield Street and expected to be complete by October 2012.
Source: Peter Van Dyke
Writer: Leah Johnson