Detroit is coming back, there’s no doubting that. You can help make the city a better, safer, and fun place to live, work and play again.
The largest island city park is in Detroit? You wouldn’t think such an obscure title would belong to Detroit, a city that just voted to a consent agreement with the state of Michigan concerning its financial instability.
Many cities utilize the water they are on, as that was the way to get around before automobiles became the mode of transportation. Detroit utilized their riverfront as best they could when the city was founded.
Located about a mile northeast of Downtown Detroit, Eastern Market is the largest open-air marketplace in America, attracting over 45,000 people on the weekend.
Isn’t that a city somewhere in Indiana? It’s even the same city that the Detroit Pistons came from. But I bet you didn’t know that Detroit has its own Fort Wayne.
Campus Martius is a municipal park in the middle of Downtown Detroit. Get down there to enjoy the outdoor space, embrace the feeling of being in a big city, and love the connections of a small city.
If you aren’t convinced yet that Detroit is on its way back, just look at the media, because they seem to be very convinced.
Transportation is key to any successful city. Like New York City, Cleveland and Washington D.C., Detroit needs rapid transit, or some form of improved transportation.
There are some good neighborhoods in Detroit that people are taking over and making safer.
A building that was the main focus of last week’s article was an old factory that was repurposed into lofts and studio space for artists and artisans. This week we will look at a couple of buildings in the Downtown area that are looking to be renovated this year.