2648 West Grand Boulevard. Home of Motown Records.
Dinner with Martha Reeves, Jacqueline Janssen & Pam Cook. The legendary lead singer of Martha and The Vandellas whose hits include "Dancing in the Streets", "Heat Wave" and "Nowhere to Run".
The Grand River Creative Corridor, also known as “GRCC Detroit”, is an art corridor and neighborhood revitalization project concentrated on Grand River Avenue between Rosa Parks Boulevard and Warren Avenue in Detroit, Michigan.
Launched on July 15, 2012 by real estate executive and managing director of “4731”, Derek Weaver, the project features over 100 murals on 15 buildings; an outdoor fine-art gallery at a bus stop; free-standing art installations; a clean-up of overgrown vegetation, trash, and vandalism; and an economic stimulus project for local businesses.
The project involves over 45 volunteer-artists from Detroit, Ohio, California, Germany, France, and New Zealand and is an ongoing effort to transform Detroit’s infamous Grand River Avenue into a creative hub that attracts: tourists, artists, small businesses, entrepreneurs, and investors alike.
Corktown is the oldest neighborhood in Detroit, Michigan, although the city of Detroit is twice as old.
Michigan Central Station built in mid-1912 through 1913 for the Michigan Central Railroad, was Detroit, Michigan's passenger rail depot from its opening in 1913 after the previous Michigan Central Station burned, until the cessation of Amtrak service on January 6, 1988. At the time of its construction, it was the tallest rail station in the world