One Man, Two Cities: The Revitalization Of Detroit And Cleveland

While driving to work in the morning, you can always count on Mojo In The Morning for a good laugh. Mojo, Spike and Shannon -- the hosts of Detroit's Channel 955 flagship show -- set out to entertain thousands of listeners every morning with different segments including phone scams, war of the roses and other hilarious features.

On Friday, Mojo held a live show in Downtown Detroit. Employees from Bedrock, Quicken Loans and elsewhere came to listen to the show come to life before their eyes. It was exciting to witness the show live as listeners could finally put a face to a voice.

An exciting part about the show this morning was that Chairman and Founder of Rock Ventures and Quicken Loans, Dan Gilbert, was a special guest. Gilbert talked about Detroit on the rise and how the young generation is moving into the city. He was excited about the new changes that are happening in the city.

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Gilbert has played a major role in the revitalization of Detroit; He owns and controls more than 80 buildings and retail sites in the downtown area.

Gilbert's passion for Detroit has created a foundation for the city to truly grow and thrive. He has provided the younger generation an opportunity to experience the city in a new way. Young faces are filling the streets finding new restaurants, fun activities and exploring its art and history. While working Downtown, it's hard not to come across a familiar face or meet someone new that ' close to your age.

Gilbert is also the majority owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers, who took home the NBA title last month in a showdown with the Golden State Warriors that ended the 52-year Cleveland sports curse. Gilbert's upbeat attitude and determination has been instrumental in his role in Detroit and Cleveland. His efforts link to his determination in trying to bring two cities together and make them stronger than ever before.

From Detroit to Cleveland, he's paving way for a movement of positive change that is bringing communities of people together in an exciting and powerful way.

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