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Michigan Avenue is a major street in Detroit, Michigan.

Detroit People Mover

Address: 1220 Cass Avenue (Corner of Michigan Avenue). Landmarks/Areas of interest: Detroit Coney Island, MGM Grand Casino, MacNamara Federal Building, and a statue of General Alexander Macomb.


Irish emigrant began to move to Detroit during the 1830s, mainly from the potato famine, which they created a community we call today, Corktown. Corktown had also contained people of Maltese and Latino heritage. In the early 1900s, automotive factories were created, which attracted new residents to the Detroit area. Corktown is the last historic documentation in Detroit of the pre-streetcar city.

St. Peterís Episcopal Church

A United Methodist church, located on Trumbull Street and Michigan Avenue.


Detroit Transportation Corporation. "The Detroit People Mover - Michigan Ave."
The Detroit People Mover - Michigan Ave. Wit, 2012. Web. 04 Feb. 2015.

City of Detroit Planning and Development Department. "Corktown Historic District."
Corktown Historic District (n.d.): n. pag. Corktown Historic District. City of Detroit
Planning and Development Department. Web. 4 Feb. 2015.

WordPress. "St. Peter's Episcopal Church Detroit." St Peters Episcopal Church Detroit. WordPress,
n.d. Web. 04 Feb. 2015.