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Detroit Landmarks Category

The rich history of Detroit is spread throughout landmarks in the city. Our Detroit lofts offer close proximity to many of the city’s treasures.

Art in Detroit: Aristotle, Einstein, and Picasso Walk into a Gallery…

Posted on March 4th, 2014 in Detroit, Detroit Art, Detroit Events, Detroit Landmarks
Every day, starting the minute I wake up, I am reminded that I live in a city that is alive with art. From the bedroom window of my Downtown loft, the first thing I see are the gorgeous Z Lot murals, hovering before the sunrise. I greet the day with both: two visual reminders of the promises of a new day. Living [...][...]

The Accumulated Wisdom—and Beauty—of Life in Detroit…

Posted on January 16th, 2014 in Detroit, Detroit Landmarks
All right.  First, a confession. As a small child, I once ‘reorganized’ my mom’s pantry and refrigerator, so that the contents of both were alphabetized. If I could have implemented a Dewey Decimal system, I certainly would have.  As you can imagine, my mom was not ‘pleased as punch’ (which could now be [...][...]

Celebrate the Holidays with a Cruise into History Detroit!

Posted on December 18th, 2013 in Detroit, Detroit Events, Detroit Landmarks, Detroit Outdoors
Each year, The Lofts of Merchants Row hosts its Annual Holiday Party on the Detroit Princess Riverboat. Residents enjoy dinner, drinks and dancing as well as the beautiful nighttime cityscapes along both sides—Detroit and Windsor—of the river. Excursion boats are not new to the Detroit River. Most Detroiters [...][...]

‘Tis the Season Detroit!

Posted on December 12th, 2013 in Detroit, Detroit Business, Detroit Landmarks, Detroit Seasons
Alright. I’ll confess. I am the world’s most reluctant shopper. There is quite possibly nothing I like less than shopping. And here we are. It’s that time of year when we’re inundated with incentives to shop, reasons to shop, shops to shop in. Thus, I feel simultaneously obligated to write about shopping in [...][...]

In the Front Row with Theaters in Downtown Detroit

Posted on November 23rd, 2013 in Detroit Landmarks, Detroit Videos
Living at the Lofts of Merchants Row in downtown Detroit means that within a one mile radius you can find great theaters and entertainment venues like the Masonic Temple, City Theater, Bonstelle Theatre, Century & Gem Theaters, Fox Theater, and others. Watch the video to learn a little more about each venue and [...][...]

Downtown Detroit Days Are Back!

Posted on August 15th, 2013 in Detroit, Detroit Business, Detroit Events, Detroit Landmarks
 Downtown Detroit Days return this weekend, August 16th through 18th, at the corner of Woodward and Congress. In the mid-1950s, Detroit stores came together to create just such a shopping extravaganza for their customers. And this was a powerhouse of retailers. Hudson’s was founded in 1881 and located at 1206 [...][...]

A Three-Course Dinner Served with a Slice of Detroit History!

Posted on August 13th, 2013 in Detroit, Detroit Events, Detroit Food, Detroit Landmarks
Twice a month The Lofts of Merchants Row puts on events for its residents to get together at different Detroit venues. This month Lofts of Merchants Row Residents will join their neighbors and friends for a Three-Course Dinner at the London Chop House where they will enjoy an evening of delicious fare and delightful [...][...]

Merchants Row Shuttle – Rocky’s Peanuts Please

Posted on June 11th, 2013 in Detroit Landmarks, Detroit Videos
Alex & Rachel blast off with the Lofts of Merchants Row complimentary shuttle service. So where to? Downtown Detroit’s Eastern Market and Rocky’s Peanuts please. [...]

Rabbit Holes, Paris & Detroit…Lafayette Greens Continues to Bloom!

Posted on August 15th, 2012 in Detroit Giving Back, Detroit Landmarks, Detroit Outdoors
Link to Rabbit Holes, Paris & Detroit…Lafayette Greens Continues to Bloom!
Alice may have had to follow a white rabbit, but Detroiters need only step through a gate to feel as if they too have gone down a rabbit hole. Or, rather, into a rabbit’s dream home. Nearly a year ago, on Wednesday, August 31, 2011, Compuware celebrated the official opening of its urban garden, Lafayette Greens, [...][...]

Backdrop Detroit: An Inspirational Canvas

Posted on May 14th, 2012 in Detroit, Detroit Landmarks, Detroit Outdoors
Link to Backdrop Detroit: An Inspirational Canvas
Everyone is creative. Creativity is not limited to paint, to pen, to piano, to pottery. Every day, each one of us creates our life. There are many things we cannot control, but the way we perceive those events and the physical objects around us affects how we perceive ourselves.  In turn, our perception of ourselves [...][...]