What was once the home of the Cardinals, can be back as a community center.
“This is a terrible thing,” said Bishop Charles Ellis of Great Grace Temple.
“Don’t take it for granted. This does not happen every day. And that doesn’t happen until every decade, Ellis explained.
Life Remodeled is a Detroit-based nonprofit organization known for repurposing vacant schools.
The group proposes to purchase and convert Cooley High into a center for children and families to enjoy social, educational, sports and economic programs.
“I want you guys to give me a chance to beautify or renovate the six acres behind the school. “I’d like to put a football field back in there,” said Leonel Dalton, a Colle High alumnus and Super Bowl champion.