Ave of Fashion/University District
Stretching from 7 Mile to 8 Mile Roads on Livernois Avenue, the historic Avenue of Fashion is said to be home to one of the largest shopping districts of Black-owned businesses in the country, from fashion boutiques to art studios to great food and drink. The University District, south of…
Detroit's oldest surviving neighborhood is today home to many bars, restaurants, and stores, making it a vibrant place to live, work, and play. It’s located between the Lodge Freeway (M-10) and I-75 to the north, Bagley and Porter Streets to the South, and Rosa Parks Boulevard to the West.
East Jefferson Avenue
This residential district, which includes The Villages and Jefferson-Chalmers (spanning Jefferson Avenue from Eastlawn Street to Alter Road), is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Spanning the Grand River corridor, this area includes the Grandmont-Rosedale and Old Redford neighborhoods.
A city within a city and completely surrounded by Detroit. Highland Park was the birthplace of the assembly line and home to the first paved mile in the country.
Detroit's cultural center, Midtown is home to world-class museums, Wayne State University’s main campus, and several medical centers, as well as a variety of shopping, restaurant, and nightlife options.
North of Midtown, New Center is home to some of Detroit’s most impressive historic architecture, including the iconic Fisher Building, as well as a vibrant shopping and food scene.
In eastern central Detroit, and originally part of Hamtramck, the North End had a vibrant cultural scene in the 1940s to 1960s that continues today. It’s home to several attractions and educational institutions.
A culturally diverse and welcoming community known for colorful buildings and murals, this neighborhood includes Mexicantown, which features Hispanic/Latinx cultures from Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.