Located in Uptown Detroit, New Center is a thriving commercial district and heavily populated residential community. Iconic edifices here include the Fisher Building, an early skyscraper that's a historical landmark, and Cadillac Place, former headquarters of General Motors. Catch a Broadway-style show inside the legendary Fisher Theatre, or find free concerts, festivals, and art exhibitions along Grand Boulevard.
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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 New Center