For those who enjoy the reinvigorated side of Detroit, Corktown has what you’re looking for. Previously known as Detroit’s Historic District, Corktown now boasts unconventional building styles, street art and a hipster ambiance. And if that isn’t enough, Corktown also has plenty of residential areas for young professionals and families.
Just west of downtown Detroit, Corktown is bordered by I-75 to the north, Lodge Freeway on the east, Bagley and Porter Streets on the south, and Rosa Parks Boulevard (12th Street) on the west.
The Corktown restaurant scene has a range of restaurants from intimate live-music settings with a full pub menu to barbeque joints. There is not a lack of variety for good eats. Here is a list of local favorites.
Check out this district’s local resources and business directory.
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