DPS SEEKING PROPOSALS FOR PURCHASE OF VACANT PROPERTY

NEWS from Detroit Public Schools
Office of Public Relations

For Immediate Release
Media Contact: Steve Wasko
313-873-4542; cell 313-212-5636
steven.wasko@detroitk12.org

Detroit Public Schools is seeking proposals from those interested in the purchase and development of district land and property.

Fifteen properties for sale include twelve previously closed schools and three vacant parcels, two of which are former school sites.

Included are these school buildings:
Atkinson Elementary, 4900 Hilldale
(former) Bates Elementary, 16661 Greenlawn
Brady Elementary, 2920 Joy
(former) Burton International, 3420 Cass
(former) Crosman Alternative Ed, 9027 John C. Lodge
Grayling Elementary, 744 Adeline
Healy International Academy, 12901 Beaverland
(former) Jemison Academy, 6230 Plainview
Joy Middle, 4611 Fairview
Kosciusko Elementary, 20220 Tireman
Pitcher Elementary, 19779 Stahelin
Scripps Elementary, 2100 Hurlbut

And these parcels of vacant land:
Jeffries School site, 12120 Leonard
Tappan school site, 7515 Elmhurst
Site located at 93-103 Stimson

Proposal packets are available on the district website, www.detroitk12.org/admin/bs/bss/fm/properties/; from the Real Estate Office, 10th Floor Fisher Building, 3011 W. Grand Blvd.; or by calling 313-873-4941.
Properties are available AS-IS and will not be available for interior inspection prior to submission and acceptance of proposals. The district reserves the right to reject all proposals, waive requirements, or negotiate with one or more proponents. All purchases are subject to Board approval.

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SW11/26/08

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