City of Detroit - The Official Website for the City of Detroit __ The City of
Detroit home page has information about employment, elected officials, online
services and city departments for residents and visitors alike. Plus a lot more.
- illustrated - From City of Detroit -
Cityscape Detroit > Detroit Neighborhoods __ You will find maps and brief
descriptions of several Detroit neighborhoods. You may want to access the main
Cityscape page from here to find much more information about the city. - From cityscapedetroit.org -
Detroit Convention & Visitors Bureau __ You will find maps, galleries, events
and more for visitor and resident alike. There is even a family reunion planner.
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Detroit MI. Detroit Michigan City Guide and Yellow Pages. Detroit Restaurants,
Art, Music, Real Estate, Weather, Maps. __ Did they leave anything out? There is
more than what is found in the site title. - illustrated - From hellodetroit.com
Detroit, Michigan Detailed Profile - travel and real estate info, jobs, hotels,
hospitals, weather, schools, crime, ... __ The title said it all. If you are
looking for it, it is more than likely here. - illustrated - From city-data.com
Detroit Public Schools __ "Welcome to the newly re-designed website of the
Detroit Public Schools system, a school district with a proud heritage that
stretches back more than 160 years." An overview of the school system. -
illustrated - From detroit.k12.mi.us -
Detroit Travel Guide | Fodor's Online __ "Few realize that Detroit is one of the
Midwest's oldest cities. Founded in 1701 as "la Ville d'Etroit" -- the city at
the straits -- it was once a strategic Native American and French trading post.
In the mid-19th century the city was compared to Paris because of its scenic
parks and beautiful architecture, but it soon evolved into the modern Motor
City, the city that put the world on wheels." A good look at the region and its
attractions. - illustrated - From fodors.com -
History __ A good overview of the city's history. "French officer Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac founded a fort and settlement at the site of Detroit in 1701.
Originally the settlement was called Fort Pontchartrain du Détroit after Louis
Phélypeaux, the comte de Pontchartrain, minister of marine under Louis XIV and
for the river that connects Lakes St. Clair and Erie." - From Wikipedia -