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Detroit Downtown, Detroit

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Downtown Detroit is the central business district and a residential area of the city of Detroit, Michigan, United States. Detroit is the major city in the larger Metro Detroit region. Downtown Detroit is bordered by M-10 (Lodge Freeway) to the west, the Interstate 75 (I-75, Fisher Freeway) to the north, I-375 (Chrysler Freeway) to the east, and the Detroit River to the south. The city's main thoroughfare M-1 (Woodward Avenue) links Downtown to Midtown and New Center.Downtown contains much historic architecture and many of the prominent skyscrapers in Detroit, including the Renaissance Center, the Penobscot Building, One Detroit Center, and the Guardian Building. Historic churches, theatres, and commercial buildings anchor the various downtown districts. Downtown has a number of parks including those linked by a promenade along the International Riverfront. Its central square is Campus Martius Park.
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  • its almost an abandoned city! its interesting to visit as a historical tour. I recommend you go once  more »
  • It is small, but there few interesting spots. Some good restaurants. We went to Detroit for Car Show and we pleasantly surprised with some decorations and lightening. Downtown is not enough reason to ...  more »
  • Detroit is not good... but it keeps getting better. The Valley brine is past the worst. If at some point, the buildings are renewed (hopefully not all) urgently all streets must be made. It's already better than its reputation...
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