Monthly Archives: February 2016


Stonehouse Bar – Detroit, MI

By |February 26th, 2016|Cool Places in Detroit|

Stonehouse Bar - Cool Place to Visit in Detroit #6 Stonehouse Bar in Detroit is unique in many ways, from the screen door to the wide variety of drinks on the menu. History of Stonehouse Bar Image courtesy of Colin McConnell The building that now holds Stonehouse Bar was originally a farmhouse [...]

Detroit Whale Tower Mural – Detroit, MI

By |February 21st, 2016|Cool Places in Detroit|

Detroit Whale Tower Mural - Cool Place To See In Detroit #5 The Detroit Whale Tower mural painted on the side of the Broderick Towers in downtown Detroit stands 65 feet long x 180 feet high. The mural was painted in life-size dimensions to give a better appreciation for aquatic life.  The "Whale Tower" was [...]

Belle Isle Conservatory – Detroit, Michigan

By |February 18th, 2016|Cool Places in Detroit|

Belle Isle Conservatory - Cool Places to See in Detroit #4 Located on 13 acres of Belle Isle's 982 acre island park there is a greenhouse and botanical garden that you may not know about. The Belle Isle Conservatory first opened its doors on August 18, 1904 and has remained opened since, holding [...]

Ste. Anne de Détroit – Detroit, MI

By |February 15th, 2016|Cool Places in Detroit|

Ste. Anne de Détroit - Cool Place to Visit in Detroit #3 Ste. Anne de Détroit - One truly beautiful and unique Detroit place is Ste. Anne's. This parish has been running continuously since July 26th, 1701 and it is the second oldest Roman Catholic operating parish in the US. Ste. Anne's [...]

Detroit Opera House – Detroit, MI

By |February 12th, 2016|Cool Places in Detroit|

Detroit Opera House - Cool Place to Visit in Detroit #2 Image courtesy of Colin McConnell Detroit Opera House - Detroit is well known for it’s rich music history that has attracted many to the Motor City. From the great hits of Motown to the smooth Jazz sound of Detroit, there [...]

Vernors Sign – Detroit, Michigan

By |February 11th, 2016|Cool Places in Detroit|

Vernors Sign - Cool Place to Visit in Detroit #1 Vernors Sign - In fall of 2015 the City of Detroit demolished a building on Detroit’s west side. The demolition was part of a program to remove blighted commercial buildings throughout Detroit. To everyone’s surprise, what was exposed on the building adjacent to the [...]

Special Thanks to Colin McConnell

By |February 4th, 2016|Creative|

We would like to give a special thanks to Colin McConnell for allowing us to use his photographs throughout our Cool Places to See in Detroit project. Colin is the owner of Detroit Respect clothing company and loves to show the beauty of the City of Detroit through his photography. Colin is also the Vice President [...]

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