06/18/2012 09:53 am ET

Creating A Midtown 'Living Room'

A lot more people are visiting and living in Midtown these days, but places for them to gather are few.

The Detroit Institute of Arts hopes to change that by creating what it calls a cultural living room.

The DIA is considering how its Kresge Court inner courtyard and front lawn could serve as gathering spots, with enhancements such as new seating, live musical performances, free Wi-Fi and lecturers.

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