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Detroit could get its first Chipotle restaurant, but it would involve destroying an old church


  • Courtesy of Chipotle

A Chipotle could be coming to Detroit — the fast-casual Mexican-inspired chain's first in the Motor City.

But an old church would have to be razed first, according to a proposal first reported by Crain's.

The proposed restaurant would be located on the Detroit side of the border with Grosse Pointe at Mack Avenue and Fisher Road and would require a rezoning, as well as razing the vacant Mt. Olive Lutheran church and a vacant house. The project is pending approval.

It would also serve booze.

The company has 39 locations throughout Michigan.

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