Get inside info on the oldest neighborhood in Detroit. Check out Victorian homes, historic churches and buildings, vibrant and dynamic businesses and urban farms. Stops include Most Holy Trinity, North Corktown and several of its community gardens and urban farms, the West Riverfront, the site of Tiger Stadium, Michigan Central Station, Monumental Kitty, and Roosevelt Park.
Discussion centers on historic demographic changes, urban renewal and the impact, good and bad, of current development in the community. Wheelhouse owner Kelli Kavanaugh will be your tour guide. She lived in Corktown for 19 years, wrote the book "Detroit’s Michigan Central Station," and previously worked for the Corktown Citizens District Council and Greater Corktown Development Corp.
Bring cash for a stop at the Gaelic League Irish American Club of Detroit.
Ride Distance: 10 miles
Ride Length: 3 hours
Cost: $35/$45 with bike rental
2019 Corktown Schedule: 4/14 12pm, 5/5 12pm, 6/23 12pm, 8/4 12pm, 9/8 12pm, 10/19 12pm
Tour Start/Finish Location: Wheelhouse Detroit - Rivertown