Heading to an event at the Palace of Auburn Hills? Don't leave without exploring some of these other local sights and attractions.
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Michigan Avenue begins in downtown Detroit but its history offers a tale all its own. What we see as a mighty path through Corktown and west dates back to the 1820s. Before it was designated as U.S. 12, this route for pioneers had earned the name Old Chicago Road. Let's take Michigan Avenue block by block and see what it holds today.
Cass Avenue: The long stretch of city road from New Center through downtown may be among exciting, growing areas of the city. Let's take it block by block and spotlight a few of the best ways to experience Cass Avenue – from its tried-and-true businesses to the latest hot spots.
Detroit's downtown destinations represent a mix of history, architecture and exciting new additions in art, food culture and shopping. True to our Motor City roots, visitors can make the most of any city corridor, by taking it block by block along a main stretch of road. What better road to wander first than Woodward Avenue?