Building Blocks



The Detroit Land Bank Authority (DLBA) hosts Building Blocks events as part of a neighborhood-focused approach promoting Auction and Own it Now sales. Join the DLBA for complimentary walk-throughs of select properties. Each Building Blocks event is rooted in the neighborhood’s unique character and includes interactive, family-friendly community connections. Check out the neighborhood amenities map below highlighting nearby businesses, schools, libraries, and more.


Come for the fun atmosphere; stay for the opportunity to own a home and be part of Detroit’s revitalization.

Oakman Blvd Community
Building Blocks Neighborhood Event
Saturday, August 24, 2019 From 11am-3pm

Check-in at 1995 Ford St to learn about Open Houses, local food and entertainment DLBA is hosting around the neighborhood.

Tour DLBA Featured Homes

Join us for food, music, fire truck activities, face painting and shuttle service to showcase the Oakman Blvd neighborhood including tour of the James Smith Farm House.

Shuttle runs every 15-20 minutes.

First 40 visitors to bring a flyer or postcard will get a coupon for one free viewing at another home (normally $35)