Flanked by city leaders and children from the Detroit City Chess Club, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan announces plans to redevelop the historic Brewster Wheeler Recreation Center, where greats like Joe Louis trained, during a news conference in front of the crumbling structure Tuesday, April 14, 2015 in Detroit. A long-closed recreation center where heavyweight champion Joe Louis once trained will house an upscale restaurant as part of a $50 million development project that will include up to 150 apartments, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan announced Tuesday. (Brandy Baker/Detroit News via AP)  DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST OUT

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan says a long-closed recreation center where heavyweight champion Joe Louis once trained will house an upscale restaurant as part of a $50 million development project.

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