The Apex Project

Detroit Afrikan Music Institution

Funding Received: 2016
Detroit, MI
Funding Period: 1 year and 11 months

Detroit Afrikan Music Institution will work with local architects and designers to rehab the historic Apex Lounge on Oakland Avenue in Detroit, MI's North End neighborhood. Historically, this neighborhood was Detroit’s premiere African-American music district.  The Apex Lounge will transform from a vacant property into a center for education, rehearsal, and performance that will serve as a catalyst for reigniting Detroit’s music economy.


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