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Living in Milwaukee
City Information

Home of Motown and known as “The Motor City”, Detroit has a rich city culture and deep city pride. The city has a growing amount of young people ready to lay the foundation for the city’s future success. Detroit has many outdoor attractions and historical sites, including Campus Martius, Eastern Market, Hart Plaza, Renaissance Center, Summer Music Festivals, Tigers Stadium, Fox Theater, and Ford Field. 

Living In Milwaukee
Housing

Average rental cost for a 1 bedroom apartment is $730 and $815 for a 2 bedroom. AmeriCorps members typically have 1-2 roommates and live in Midtown Detroit, Ferndale, and Southfield. 

Living in Milwaukee
Transportation

Most AmeriCorps members travel using either their own car or by carpooling with teammates. Buses are the main form of public transportation and are moderately reliable on main city streets. 
Useful Detroit Links

Things To Do
City of Detroit
News & Events
SNAP: Food Assistance
Apartment Finder
Roommate Finder
Farmer’s Market

Fun Things to Do

Find 20 free things to do in Detroit
Download the free iPad app Jetpack City Guides
Run or walk down the Detroit Riverwalk
Take a free self-guided architectural walking tour of Detroit
Attend the annual Detroit International Jazz Festival
Satisfy your sweet tooth on Sanders Candy Factory Tour
Get your free Michigan Adventure Pass and get discounted deals
Take a Ford Factory Tour to learn about the automotive industry