Bricktown divides Greektown from the Renaissance Center, world headquarters for American auto giant General Motors. This historic district is home to the Wayne Country Courthouse, the Wayne County Building, and Detroit's oldest church St. Peter and Paul's Catholic Church. Bricktown knows how to have a good time, with nationally touring musical acts at St. Andrew's Hall and the Shelter. Just around the corner is Jacoby's German Biergarten, a vintage 1904 saloon that features aspiring music acts and a fortifying German sausage soup to accompany your beer.
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Getting Around Detroit
The best way to get around Detroit is on the Detroit People Mover (DPM), an automated light rail system in downtown Detroit that operates every 3 minutes. Fares are $0.75 per ride. Hours of operation are 6:30 a.m.-midnight Monday-Thursday; 6:30 a.m.-2 a.m. Friday; 9 a.m.-2 a.m. Saturday and noon-midnight Sunday. Hailing a cab from the street is nearly impossible; reserve one instead (try Checker Cab Detroit: 313-963-7000). Taxis charge $2.50 per trip plus $1.60 per mile.
Nearby Airports
  • Detroit Metro Airport-DTW
Airport Taxis
  • $45
Things to Do and See Near Bricktown