Now Hiring: Executive Director

The Hamtramck Parks Conservancy is seeking qualified candidates to serve as the first full time Executive Director. The ideal candidate will be an experienced, detail-oriented, creative and people-focused individual. Download the full job posting here: Executive Director_CEO_Job_Description_HPC_HAM The position will remain open until filled, and candidates will be interviewed on a rolling basis. Please send […]

Video: Restoration of Historic Hamtramck Stadium

One week ago today, funders, supporters and community members gathered to celebrate a significant investment to restore Historic Hamtramck Stadium.   Watch the video here: Video by: Detroit Tigers Foundation, an affiliate of Ilitch Charites We would again like to thank the funders of this important work: Wayne County The Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation […]

Historic Hamtramck Stadium Restoration Funded

The Wayne County Commission unanimously approved an $850,000 grant 
in support of the restoration of Historic Hamtramck Stadium today. The stadium 
renovation serves as the first major investment in the realization of Phase I 
of the Hamtramck Recreation District Plan, which aims for over $10 million in investments in the 26 acre Hamtramck Recreation District. […]

Detroit City FC Keeps Winning While Other Local Pro Sports Teams Rebuild

It’s been a fruitful year for Le Rouge despite the pandemic.  CEO Sean Mann says there’s more success to come. by Pat Batcheller | July 2, 2021 Tweet This Image credit: Pat Batcheller   Detroit sports fans haven’t had much to cheer for lately. The Tigers, Lions, Pistons and Red Wings are all in some stage of rebuilding. At times, they have been awful. Young […]

Lugnuts to honor the Page Fence Giants on June 19

Legendary 1890s Black baseball team will be inducted into Michigan Baseball Hall of Fame; Lugnuts to wear tribute jerseys, with proceeds to benefit Hamtramck Stadium restoration The Lansing Lugnuts will honor the legendary Page Fence Giants of 1895-1898 on Saturday, June 19, at Jackson Field.(Lansing Lugnuts) By Kellan Buddy Updated: Jun. 11, 2021 at 11:37 AM EDT […]

Federal grant to aid Hamtramck Stadium restoration

by Kevin Reichard on April 9, 2020 in At the Ballpark, Endangered Ballparks     Wayne County (MI) has been awarded $490,729 by the National Park Service’s African American Civil Rights Historic Preservation Fund for restoration of Hamtramck Stadium, one of the few remaining Negro Leagues ballparks. Hamtramck Stadium originally opened in 1930 and was home to a variety of Negro Leagues teams, including the Detroit Stars and Detroit […]