Detroit Downtown, Detroit
Categories: Neighborhoods, Tourist Spots
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.Take a look at our Detroit vacation trip planner to schedule your visit to Detroit Downtown and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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I've walked around downtown twice so far this year and I loved both times! It was always fun and interesting! The first time, I parked near the Riverfront and walked along the riverfront, which was ni... read more »
Stayed in Downtown Detroit over the weekend for a fencing championship at the Cobo Center. Like most Downtowns, Detroit Downtown is pretty dead during the weekend, with a lot of restaurants closed, es... read more »
I couldn't find much to do downtown the weekend I visited. Riding the People Mover gave me a view of the areas surrounding where I stayed, and I didn't really want to out and about looking at what I s... read more »
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