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Happy New Year!

Post holiday greetings to you and your family. I hope the holidays were safe and happy ones. The new year always brings high hopes for so many things - personally, professionally and spiritually – to change for the better or to resolve what has not been finished in the prior year. Perhaps that's why it's called a New Year's celebration. Let's hope for the best in 2017 and make each day count a little more than the last one.

New Year celebration cartoon

I want to thank all of our volunteers on the board and all of our residents for helping the neighborhood continue to flourish and grow. I know some days are more of a challenge than others, but as we all work together, we continue to grow as a village within the city structure. We have had our share of issues this past year – some good advancement and some setbacks but we always rally as a community of volunteers!

All of our 2016 Board members are back in various capacities, and we have added some new faces coming on board with new ideas. I want to thank the entire 2016 team for their outstanding commitment to our village and to the City of Detroit.

Code enforcement will be the main topic for the January 11 General Meeting as we review the program. We will resume our education on the Special Assessment District program.


About East
English Village


With many amenities - quick access to downtown Detroit and neighboring cities, good shopping choices, public/private schools and an active, engaged community - the neighborhood is an excellent choice for families and individual homeowners. The neighborhood association hosts activities including contests, home tours, garden club, annual garage sale and a holiday party. Established residents and new neighbors meet monthly to discuss issues, successes and general neighborhood information. The mutual support of neighbors and feeling of community is the heart of our neighborhood.


East English Village prides itself on the diversity of our community. We are one of the most racially mixed neighborhoods in the City of Detroit. Civil servants, blue collar workers, retirees and professionals from different ethnic groups, religions and sexual orientations have all found a welcome place here.

Unique architecture

First developed in 1913, most of the distinctive brick homes of East English Village were built in the early 1930s through 1950. The solid architecture and high quality materials used in the homes continues to attract residents who value the charm and character of older homes.

basket of home-grown tomatoes next to flower

See EEV in action:

'Where Neighbors
Get together'

Left: Tomatoes from EEV garden.

Read our newsletter here:

The latest East English Village newsletter


Where we are:

Southeast side, Detroit, MI

Map of the neighborhood


EEV in action

P.O. Box 241009   dot    Hotline: 313-216-1729   dot


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Neighbors at street event with little kids

woman on front steeps with puppies


Band siingers at street fair