Category: Downtown Detroit

2024 NFL Draft puts spotlight on Detroit, attracts regional tourism

Almost 300,000 people are expected to come to Detroit for the 2024 NFL Draft April 25-27. One Detroit contributor Stephen Henderson talks with Visit Detroit President and CEO Claude Molinari and Faye Nelson from the Detroit Sports Organizing Corp., who both have vital roles in attracting tourism to Detroit, about the preparations being made to get the city ready for the major sporting event.

Read More

Pioneering Global Architect Minoru Yamasaki brought beauty to Detroit’s buildings

As part of Detroit Public Television’s documentary “Detroit Designs the World,” we transport back to 1950’s Detroit when architect Minoru Yamasaki (1912 – 1986) began to make his mark on the Detroit skyline. Detroit architecture, design and history experts explore Yamasaki’s designs across Detroit, examine the beauty and diverse influences of his designs, and reflect on the legacy he left in the Motor City.

Read More

Remembering the Legacy Architect Albert Kahn Left in Detroit

Whether it was the Highland Park Ford plant in 1910 or the Fisher Building in 1928, architect Albert Kahn revolutionized the architecture industry with his large, sweeping designs with lots of open space and his use of ornate artistry like sculptures and bronze work. Detroit Experience Factory Founder and Executive Director Jeanette Pierce, Michigan Historic Preservation Officer Brian Conway, Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research Director Gregory Wittkopp, and President and CEO of Albert Kahn Associates, Inc. Alan Cobb discuss the lasting legacy Kahn left in the motor city.

Read More

Follow One Detroit

Follow One Detroit on Facebook  Follow One Detroit on Twitter  Follow One Detroit on Instagram  Follow One Detroit on YouTube  Sign-up for the One Detroit newsletter

News From Around Detroit

National Headlines