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“Heart of Detroit” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Hart Plaza

Hart Plaza
One Hart Plaza, Detroit, MI 48226
313-877-8077
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Ranked #49 of 71 Attractions in Detroit
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Owner description: Designed by Isamu Noguchi, this huge concrete expanse features the designer's unique creations of a twisted spire and fountain.
Southfield, Michigan
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“Heart of Detroit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

Where can you stand in Detroit and see skyscrapers, giant freighters, Canada, and one of the oddest fountains ever? Hart Plaza. In summer the plaza hosts lively ethnic festivals and other events. It is also a gateway to the Riverwalk along the Detroit River and to the top of the Renaissance Center for a panoramic view of the area.

Visited July 2012
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Michigan
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“Hart Plaza is a great symbol of Detroit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

I have grown up and worked in Detroit mot of my life and Hart Plaza is just one of those places that evokes a great sense of pride in the Motorcity.

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Rockwood, Michigan
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“Okay place”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

It gets crowed at time and many homless people are there trying to panhandle money, also most of the time there is not enough security

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Southfield, Michigan
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“This is a great focal point for Detroit”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

I have been going to Hart Plaza for over thirty years. From the ethnic festivals to ice skating and the Freedom Festival Fireworks the events are varied and well planned.

Visited May 2012
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Plymouth, Michigan
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“A jewel no more.”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

The City of Detroit is bleeding red ink. There is very little money for ANY of the non-critical services in the city. Therefore something has to be ignored, unfortunately it is the Park and Recreation department that is taking a big hit and this area is falling into disrepair and neglect. A shame since it was a centerpiece of the city.

Visited August 2012
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