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Offbeat Attractions in Detroit, MI

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Funded during the Depression by the pocketbooks of a newspaper advice columnist's thousands-strong fan base, ... atlasobscura.com

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Uniroyal Giant Tire

Allen Park, MI

The 80 foot tire which looms over Michigan's I-94 was once a Ferris wheel in the New York World Fair atlasobscura.com

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Blaine Shul

Detroit, MI

Mishkan Yisroel Synagogue on Blaine just west of Linwood, thus colloquially called Blaine Shul atlasobscura.com

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Possibly the most photographed abandoned building in Detroit, the massive Beaux-Arts train station known as M... atlasobscura.com

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Haunted House in Warren MI Deadly Intentions The Final Chapter. This is our 10th final season. We have pulled... hauntedhouse.com

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The only surviving prototype for Buckminster Fuller's house of the future atlasobscura.com

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Wireless Giant

Detroit, MI

On top of the Ira Wilson & Sons Dairy Building, a giant cow head surveys the landscape and attracts visitors ... atlasobscura.com

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Originally the Calvary Presbyterian Church, the building was dedicated in 1918. It reached peak attendance at... atlasobscura.com

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Dabl's Gallery

Detroit, MI

Tucked into a former house on Detroit's near west side, a short ride from downtown, the Mbad Museum and Dabl'... atlasobscura.com

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Fisher Building

Detroit, MI

Fisher Theatre was opened as a movie and vaudeville house in 1928. It featured Mexican-Indian art, banana trees, a goldfish p...

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Detroit is known for many things: the auto industry, the failure of the auto industry, hockey, Motown, and la... atlasobscura.com

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Following a visit to an Italian aquarium in the 1890s, Michigan Representative David Heineman returned home a... atlasobscura.com

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Salt Co

Detroit, MI

Over a thousand feet beneath the Detroit streets is a subterranean metropolis few are allowed to enter atlasobscura.com

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Stand in the studio where countless hits for the famous Motown label were recorded. This modest brick hom... travelandleisure.com

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Michigan Theatre

Detroit, MI

Opulent downtown movie theater now houses cars as an indoor parking garage atlasobscura.com

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Built in 1899 at a cost of $50,000 dollars, this turreted building served as the meeting hall and memorial fo... atlasobscura.com

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The Henry Ford

Dearborn, MI

At this intersection stood the home in which Henry Ford was born on July 30, 1863. The farm house was owned by Ford's... hmdb.org

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Vanity Ballroom

Detroit, MI

Opened in 1929, the Vanity Ballroom established itself as one of Detroit’s most popular music venues up throu... atlasobscura.com

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