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.
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