1702 Fort Street
There’s a feeling in Corktown unlike any other in Detroit; one that mingles the vibrant pulse of city life with the community of a tight-knit neighborhood. Beautiful homes and architecture abound. Classic Corktown mainstays and fresh new startups add vitality. There’s so much happening here.
From The Assembly you can easily access everything Corktown has to offer. Start with the eclectic eateries, breweries, and hidden gems found throughout the neighborhood. Then move on to the appealing offerings and nightlife of Michigan Avenue’s thriving, commercial district.
The forthcoming West Riverfront Park and Michigan Central Station are sure to expand Corktown’s diverse and dynamic appeal.
Above: Corktown features so many spots you’ll want to frequent. Bistros, bars, retail, and more provide everything from bagels to beers or barbecue. Right: the cove and its pier create a calm respite for water sports and sun-seekers.
Detroit’s expansive Riverfront has found new life in recent years, morphing into a popular and cherished attraction.
Now, Corktown’s West Riverfront Park, just a couple minutes from The Assembly, is poised to take the next step in its evolution. Once completed, it will offer Detroiters an exciting array of attractions from swimming to basketball, sunseeking to ice skating.
These renderings showcase the exciting and ground-breaking vision for the city’s newest recreational space. Conceived of by designer Michael Van Valkenburgh and approved for development, the new West Riverfront park is estimated to be completed in 2022.
Top: the park pavilion and the green offer event and sport spaces.