The Heidelberg Project is an outdoor art environment in the heart of an urban area and a Detroit based community organization with a mission to improve the lives of people and neighborhoods through art.
The Heidelberg Project is an outdoor art project in the McDougall-Hunt neighborhood on Detroit 's east side, just north of the city's historically African-American Black Bottom area. It was created in 1986 by the artist Tyree Guyton, who was assisted by his wife, Karen, and grandfather Sam Mackey ("Grandpa Sam").
In 1986, Tyree Guyton began transforming his blighted childhood neighborhood in Detroit with art. Vacant lots became his canvas; abandoned homes were embellished with a vibrant, colorful palette, rising above Heidelberg St. as enormous sculptures. With continued community support, the Heidelberg Project incorporated an
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Nov 21, 2013 · The latest fire destroyed the "Penny House," one of several abandoned buildings on Heidelberg Street or nearby roads that artist Tyree Guyton has converted into displays for art made from found ...
Hearn said a Heidelberg security patrol was in the neighborhood and noticed smoke coming from the Penny House. "My guess is maybe they were at the other end of the block," Hearn said. "They said ...
Nov 21, 2013 · DETROIT – This morning another Heidelberg Project home has been destroyed by fire. The "Penny House" has burned to the ground. Tyree Guyton, the Heidelberg Project's founder, tells Local 4 that the...
Nov 21, 2013 · The "Penny House" was one of those attempts. In a press conference Nov. 12, The Heidelberg Project revealed both the gift shop and the Penny House had small fire damage from attempted arsons.
Nov 21, 2013 · Heidelberg Project after third art house burns to ground: 'Maybe the old is making room for the new' Updated Apr 03, 2019; Posted Nov 21, 2013 Another Heidelberg Project fire destroys the Penny...
Art Environment: 3600 Block of Heidelberg, Detroit, MI 48207. Office: 3442 McDougall, Detroit, MI 48207. Phone: (313) 458-8414 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org