This gigantic concrete expanse at the foot of Woodward Avenue stretches from Jefferson Avenue to the Detroit River. Designed ... More
This gigantic concrete expanse at the foot of Woodward Avenue stretches from Jefferson Avenue to the Detroit River. Designed in the 1960s as a civic space by Isamu Noguchi, it includes his unusual twisted spire and fountain. The plaza has a stage and amphitheater and is used for riverfront festivals on summer weekends, the Detroit Jazz Festival, and ice skating in winter. Hart Plaza provides access to a riverfront walkway; it's a favorite spot for fishing and it has an beautiful view of Canada across the river.
In the summer months, two hour tours of one of the world's busiest international waterways, the Detroit River , leave
twice a day from docks in two locations: The Upper Detroit River Tour departs from Detroit's downtown Rivard Plaza. ...
The world's largest museum of African American history and culture, this impressive building opened in 1997 and is named after
the local doctor and activist who first established it. With 120,000 square feet of exhibit space, the Charles H. ...
Upon completion of a massive $180 million renovation, the historic Book Cadillac Hotel has been restored and rejuvenated to its
original splendor and become The Westin Book Cadillac Detroit, reclaiming its position as Detroit's premier lodging and social gathering ...