The Heidelberg Project – Cool Place To Visit in Detroit #13
The Heidelberg Project is an outdoor art project in Detroit, Michigan.
- It was created in 1986 by artist Tyree Guyton and his grandfather Sam Mackey (“Grandpa Sam”).
- It was as an outdoor art environment in the McDougall-Hunt neighborhood on the city’s east side.
- The Heidelberg Project is in part a political protest, as Tyree Guyton’s childhood neighborhood began to deteriorate after the 1967 riots.
- Guyton described coming back to Heidelberg Street after serving in the Army.
- He was astonished to see that the surrounding neighborhood looked as if “a bomb went off”.
Where is the The Heidelberg Project located?
3600 Heidelberg St, Detroit, MI 48207
Phone: (313) 974-6894
Hours: Open today · Open 24 hours
Text Source: Wikipedia.org – The Heidelberg Project
THE HEIDELBERG PROJECT BY TYREE GUYTON (YouTube)
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