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Address: One Hart Plaza, Detroit, MI 48226
Phone Number: 313-877-8077
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Description: Designed by Isamu Noguchi, this huge concrete expanse features the...
Designed by Isamu Noguchi, this huge concrete expanse features the designer's unique creations of a twisted spire and fountain.
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Was too hot!! But a nice place to visit. Love chasing the birds. Great view of the water and Canada. Great place to stroll and enjoy your stay in Detroit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Was too hot!! But a nice place to visit. Love chasing the birds. Great view of the water and Canada. Great place to stroll and enjoy your stay in Detroit.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

I saw on the local news that there would be a BBQ festival this weekend. I'm sorry to say it was AWFUL! Chili's has better ribs....really. And this food was SO over-priced. 4 bones of (old, hard) ribs for $15!! Hard, over-cooked, and tasted like crap. DO NOT WASTE YOUR MONEY GOING HERE!!

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Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

The Plaza is not very big, but it is connected or near to the river walk, GM Building, Hockey Stadium, people mover, casinos, etc, so make sure you stroll through it when sightseeing. It may seem vacant and a little bit in disrepair if there is no special event, but take some time to learn about its history.

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Medford, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Hart Plaza was a great spot to launch the ELCA Youth Gathering Proclaim Justice Day. It accommodate 10,000 people a stage and portable bathrooms. We were able to easily walk to the GM Center to board our bus and go to work. It has a lovely fountain and the river view is amazing. Great place to relax a bit.

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Shelby Township, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This is Detroit's (poor) attempt at a place for people to get together downtown for some cultural events. It is a nice enough venue, but the crowds are frequently unruly and a lot of petty crime goes on here. If you don't believe me, listen in to the police scanner on fireworks night. Too bad.

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Cedar Park, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

When I went it was very cold and the fountain wasn't on, so I hesitated at first to walk over. The water in the Detroit River was beautiful, electric blue and not something I would have expected to see in a city. There's also a statue at the river in memorial to all of the enslaved and free blacks who... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Have been going here for years since childhood, most recently watched the annual fireworks display in late June 2014. Great concrete city park on Detroit River for enjoying an afternoon strolling along the riverfront. Awesome sculptures and lounging areas as well. Vendor food options available during the day. Very close and easy walking access to other downtown Detroit attractions. Perfect... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

After leaving the GM Ren Cen, you come out to the either start or end portion of the Detroit Riverfront path that runs about 3 miles from here to Belle Island. There are a few monuments here with a look and for some photo stops and I guess if it was nicer weather maybe a fun family hangout spot, but... More 

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Livonia, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This is NOT a plaza, in the traditional sense of the word. What We do have, is a venue that holds large numbers of people together, for special events. A small Amphitheater, a water fountain, and an excellent view of the Detroit River, are thrown in ,for good measure. The powers that Be, weren't too anxious to yield this prime... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

If you are going to do the whole river walk, u will go right past hart plaza, it pretty, good picture opportunities!!

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