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This page has photos of Detroit's skyline at night as seen from Windsor, Ontario, Canada. I've also included photos of the sculptures across the Detroit River in Odette Park in Windsor, Canada, the Detroit Riverwalk, the Eastern Market, Comerica Park, and photos of a number of old Detroit churches, including Sacred Heart, St. Albertus, St. Josaphat, and the Sweetest Heart of Mary. Point to images to see enlargements or use the Slideshow below to see these photos of Detroit. See all TheWorldinLight has to offer at Destinations and Topics.


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photo of Detroit's Renaissance Center through the mast of a yacht
The Renaissance Center
This is the famous Renaissance Center in Detroit - now known as the GM building - with a commanding view overlooking the Detroit River.

nightscape photo of the Detroit skyline as seen from Windsor, Canada
Detroit At Night #2
This nightscape photograph of the Detroit skyline was taken from Windsor, Ontario, Canada with the city lights reflected in the Detroit River.

night photo of the Detroit skyline with lights reflected in the Detroit River
Detroit At Night
This is a nightscape photo of the Detroit skyline as seen from across the Detroit River in Windsor, Canada.

photo of a sculpture in front of the DIA
DIA Sculpture #1984
The Detroit Institute of Arts is one of Detroit's gems.

photo of a sculpture in Windsor's Odette Park with the Ambassador Bridge in the background
DIA Sculpture #1986
Despite Detroit's problems, the DIA remains an excellent museum. Unfortunately, in the midst of severe financial difficulties, Detroit is considering selling off many of its artistic treasures.

a photo of a sculptue with the Detroit River and Ambassador Bridge in the background
DIA Sculpture #1990
This is one of the statues in front of the Detroit Institute of Arts.

photo of a Windsor sculpture with the Detroit River and Detroit skyline in the background
Windsor Sculpture #1958
Not only are there excellent views of the Detroit skyline from Windsor, Ontario - just across the Detroit River - but Windsor has a waterfront park along the Detroit River that is filled with very nice sculptures.

photo of a sculpture in Windsor's Odette Park with the Ambassador Bridge in the background
Windsor Sculpture #1959
Odette Sculpture Park in Windsor, Ontario, Canada is a beautiful park running several kilometers along the shore of the Detroit River.

a photo of a sculptue with the Detroit River and Ambassador Bridge in the background
Windsor Sculpture #1965
Odette Sculpture Park is a great place to walk or rollerblade along the Detroit River, or just sit back and watch the large freighers pass by.

a Detroit River view as seen from Detroit's Riverwalk
Detroit Riverwalk #3649
Detroit has finally been working to make the riverfront area people friendly. These photos show the Detroit Riverwalk along the Detroit River, starting from the west and moving east.

photo of a lighthouse and the Renaissance Center as seen on Detroit's Riverwalk
Riverwalk #3646
This is the Tricentennial Park area looking east toward the Rennaisance Center.

picture of Tricentennial Harbor from the Detroit Riverwalk
Riverwalk #3644
This is Tricentennial Harbor, west of downtown Detroit.

photo of a flower garden and children's carousel along the Detroit River
Riverwalk #3641
This is the children's carousel on the Riverwalk.

picture of the Detroit Riverwalk
Riverwalk #3646
There's a bicycle rental stand near the carosel to ride the riverwalk.

the walking trail known as the Detroit Riverwalk
Riverwalk #3636
This is the view of the Riverwalk looking west from the Renaissance Center.

photo of eastern market in Detroit
Eastern Market #1709
Eastern Market is an enormously popular weekend market for fresh fruits and vegetables. It spans several square blocks near Mack and Russel in Detroit.

photo of flowers at eastern market in detroit
Eastern Market #1710
Every spring, Eastern Market also has terrific bargains on flats of starter flowers and vegetables, as well as hanging flower arrangements.

photo of eastern market in detroit on flower day
Eastern Market #1720
Eastern market is a great place to browse on a nice weekend morning or afternoon to enjoy the beautiful colors of fruits, vegetables, flowers, or even just to people watch or stop and have a bite to eat.

photo of the Woodward entrance to Comerica Park in Detroit
Comerica Park #1414
This is the Woodward entrance to Comerica Park in Detroit, MI.

photo of Miguel Cabrera at bat
Cabrera At Bat #1461
Watching Miguel Cabrera at bat is a sheer pleasure. The guy is an amazing hitter.

photo of the GM RenCen on a Monday Night Football day
GM Renaissance Center #1482
The GM Renaissance Center was honoring Monday Night Football and the Detroit Lions the 2014 opening day when the Lions beat the NY Giants in a lopsided 35-14 victory.

The city of Detroit has many old, historic, and beautiful old churches. Many are still vibrant and beautiful places for the people that worship there. Others, show signs of decay and are in need of restoration. The following photos show an assortment of these. The series include, first, the historic plague that describes the church and its history. Photos following the historic plague are of the church described.

photo of sacred heart parish in Detroit
Sacred Heart #1748
This is the historical plaque for the Sacred Heart Church in Detroit.

Sacred Heart Parish in Detroit
Sacred Heart #1749


another view of Sacred Heart Parish in Detroit
Sacred Heart #1750


historical plague describing St. Albertus Church in Detroit
St. Albertus #1748
This is the historical plaque for the St. Albertus Church in Detroit.

photo of St. Albertus Church in Detroit
St. Albertus #1725


another view of the exterior of St. Albertus Church in Detroit
St. Albertus #1726


photo of the historical plague describing St. Josaphat Church in Detroit
St. Josaphat #1735
This is the historical plaque for the St. Josaphat Church in Detroit.

photo of St. Josaphat Church in Detroit
St. Josaphat #1738


another view of St. Josaphat Church in Detroit
St. Josaphat #1743


photo of an old church in Detroit
St. Josaphat #1745


photo of the historical plague describing Sweetest Heart of March 



Church in Detroit
Sweetest Heart of Mary Church #1727
This is the historical plaque for the Sweetest Heart of Mary Church in Detroit, MI.

Photo of Sweetest Heart of March Church in Detroit
Sweetest Heart of Mary Church #1728


another view of Sweetest Heart of March Church in Detroit
Sweetest Heart of Mary Church #1729


Sweetest Heart of March Church
Sweetest Heart of Mary Church #1731


photo of Sweetest Heart of Mary Church in Detroit
Sweetest Heart of Mary Church #1732


photo of a Windsor sculpture with the Detroit River and Detroit skyline in the background
Church #0757


photo of a Windsor sculpture with the Detroit River and Detroit skyline in the background
Old House #0798
There are many decaying old beautiful homes in Detroit.

a photo of a sculptue with the Detroit River and Ambassador Bridge in the background
Detroit Historical Museum #2000
The Detroit Historical Museum is a fun little museum. The downstairs has a street made up to simulate circa 1900. Upstairs, there is this very large model train setup that all kids love.

Cyclamen photo taken at the Belle Isle Conservatory
Cyclamen #8371
This beautiful Cyclamen was photographed at the Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory on Belle Isle in Detroit, MI.

photo of flowers decorating a Detroit corner
Near Comerica Park #1412
Some flowers decorating the area around the Fox Theatre and Comerica Park in Detroit, MI.

photo of an orchid
Orchid #9140
This Orchid was photographed at the Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory on Belle Isle in Detroit, MI.





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