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State Street

Address: Ann Arbor, MI
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Ranked #18 of 24 Attractions in Ann Arbor
Type: Neighborhoods, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
Owner description: Movie theatres, books and music stores are the main attractions of the popular State Street...
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Type: Neighborhoods, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
Owner description: Movie theatres, books and music stores are the main attractions of the popular State Street neighborhood.
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Northville, MI
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

In response to comments by other reviewers who have mentioned that pedestrians seem to cross the street haphazardly almost causing accidents, drivers NEED to be aware of A2's very unusual and crazy crosswalk law. Ann Arbor’s crosswalk law has been a point of controversy since it was introduced in 2012. The city's pedestrian crosswalk ordinance requires vehicles to stop for... More 

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Ann Arbor
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Its very nice to walk up and down state st lots of shops,u of m campus and when the art fair is in town it will blow you away.

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Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, Usa
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We spent a Saturday afternoon strolling around on State Street to get a feel of the area around the university. So many interesting shops and places to eat. Would have liked to have more time for exploring and eating though. Will definitely go there if I ever find myself in Ann Arbor again.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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118 reviews 118 reviews
26 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

great street to wander along. mostly local shops though some chains are moving in. lots of places to eat. you can walk down state street along the university passing lecture halls, the michigan union, etc.

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Huntington Beach, California
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261 reviews 261 reviews
129 attraction reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

A small town street in a big university. Shops to meet the needs of the students. They have a theater and some restaurants.

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Toledo
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

and the street & ART FAIRS ARE NOT TO MISS!.Parking is crowded but available if you can walk a few blocks and warm us with a cappachino once you get there!

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Hyderabad, India
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133 reviews 133 reviews
90 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

A visit to the city is incomplete unless you drive through this street .Though the parking is not easy to find , its worthwhile to stop nearby for Lunch/ brunch / snack in the near by restaurant. We can also see the down town buildings , nearby.

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GRAND RAPIDS
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Fun, busy street along west side of campus. Lots of things students need including bookstore and coffee shops. Wish city would require new chain stores like drugstores keep old historic fronts. In only 5 years CVS, Wallgreens and Starbucks have popped up

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Detroit
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77 reviews 77 reviews
30 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

State street is great for shopping, eating & people watching. There are many food options from $-$$$ (if you're looking for $$$$ head to Main St), and you'll find cute shops as well. I'd say Main street has more options for shopping, but State Street isn't too bad with Pitaya, Urban Outfitters, and tons of places to get UM gear.... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

We have spent many afternoons and evenings strolling State and the neighborhood. There are places to appeal to all ages, but especially to students and their visiting parents. We especially like the wide choices in restaurants and Encore Records.

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