Detroit

Topographical plan of the Town of Detroit and Fort Lernoult showing major streets, gardens, fortifications, military comple­xes, and public buildings (John Jacob Ulrich Rivardi, ca. 1800)
An electric PCC streetcar in Detroit, 1953
The former Packard Automotive Plant, closed since 1958
Construction progress at Hudson's Site in 2021.
A Satellite image from Sentinel-2 taken in September 2021 of Detroit and its surrounding metropolitan area with Windsor across the river.
Ally Detroit Center and the Michigan Labor Legacy Monument
The Detroit Financial District viewed from across the Detroit River
The Cass Park Historic District in Midtown
The Midtown Woodward Historic District
New Center
Map of racial distribution in Detroit, 2010 U.S. Census. Each dot is 25 people:
Greektown Historic District in Detroit
Chaldean Town, a historically Chaldean neighborhood in Detroit.
The First National Building, a class-A office center within the Detroit Financial District.
The Detroit River is one of the busiest straits in the world. Lake freighter MV American Courage passing the strait.
March for Science
Motor City Pride
North American International Auto Show
"Motown Mansion" in Boston-Edison Historic District; former home of Berry Gordy, founder of Motown Records
Detroit Electronic Music Festival
Detroit Institute of Music Education
The Detroit Fox Theatre in Downtown
Detroit Institute of Arts
The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant, birthplace of the Ford Model T and the world's oldest car factory building open to the public.
Cycling in Detroit on Woodward Avenue
The Guardian Building serves as the headquarters of Wayne County
College of Business Administration, University of Detroit Mercy
DeRoy Auditorium at Wayne State University, by Minoru Yamasaki
Western International High School
Cass Technical High School
Offices of the Detroit Free Press and Detroit News
The Detroit Public Library in 2018
Harper Hospital and Hutzel Women's Hospital
The Detroit People Mover (DPM) elevated railway in Bricktown
A QLine streetcar at Campus Martius station
Amtrak Wolverine at Detroit station
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW), the principal airport serving Detroit, is located in nearby Romulus
J.W. Westcott II on the Detroit River in front of the Ambassador Bridge

Largest city in the U.S. state of Michigan.

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List of municipalities in Michigan

State located in the Midwestern United States.

State located in the Midwestern United States.

Map of the United States with Michigan highlighted
Detroit, the largest city in Michigan by population
Grand Rapids, the second largest city in Michigan by population
Ann Arbor, the fifth largest city in Michigan by population
Lansing, the capital and sixth largest city in Michigan by population
Dearborn, the seventh largest city in Michigan by population
Troy, the twelfth largest city in Michigan by population
Flint, the fifteenth largest city in Michigan by population
Kalamazoo, the twentieth largest city in Michigan by population

The largest municipality by population in Michigan is Detroit with 639,111 residents, and the smallest municipality by population is Pointe Aux Barques Township with 10 residents.

General Motors

General Motors Company share certificate issued October 13, 1916
General Motors "Mark of Excellence" logo used from 1964 to 2021
An advertisement for the 1969 Chevrolet Nova using the advertising slogan "Putting you first, keeps us first"
Chevrolet Corvette C8.R in the IMSA SportsCar Championship
Young striker off sentry duty sleeping on the assembly line of auto seats
National Guardsmen with machine guns overlooking Chevrolet factories number nine and number four
1961–63 Corvair swing-axle rear suspension
GMSV logo

The General Motors Company (GM) is an American multinational automotive manufacturing corporation headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, United States.

Detroit Metropolitan Airport

Major international airport in the United States covering 4,850 acre in Romulus, Michigan.

Major international airport in the United States covering 4,850 acre in Romulus, Michigan.

FAA diagram
A view south along the McNamara Terminal at DTW (8/4/2020). Tails include aircraft types CRJ-900, A321, 737-900ER, A319, and A220.
Spirit Airlines maintenance hangar at DTW
De-icing at DTW with departing Delta A321
View of McNamara Concourse A from Concourse B/C
Detroit's colorful Light Tunnel, with displays choreographed to music, connects Concourse A with Concourse B and C.
View of DTW's North Terminal and the remains of the Smith Terminal
Concourse C
The ExpressTram transports passengers among three stations in the McNamara Terminal.
Evans Terminal
Evans Terminal check-in

It is the primary international airport serving Detroit and is Michigan's busiest airport.

Windsor, Ontario

Mackenzie Hall
Duff-Baby House
Windsor as depicted in an 1881 map of East and West Sandwich Township. From the Illustrated atlas of the Dominion of Canada.
Underground Railroad Monument
Winters in Windsor are cold, with frequent snowfall.
Windsor's Riverside Drive looking west and Riverfront Bike Trail from Dieppe Gardens
Downtown Windsor looking north along Ouellette Avenue toward Detroit
Windsor City Hall
Primary city logo designed in 2004
Art Gallery of Windsor overlooking riverfront rock gardens
One Riverside Drive, Chrysler's Canada HQ in downtown Windsor, as seen from Dieppe Gardens along the riverfront
Fireworks at the Windsor-Detroit International Freedom Festival
Windsor Star headquarters
St. Clair College campus on Riverside Drive
New bus terminal, opened in 2007
Via Rail train at Windsor station
Transit Windsor hybrid 'XCelsior' bus
The WFCU Centre is the current home of the Windsor Spitfires and the Windsor Express.

Windsor is a city in southwestern Ontario, Canada, on the south bank of the Detroit River directly across from Detroit, Michigan, United States.

The Peace Arch at the border between Surrey, British Columbia and Blaine, Washington

Canada–United States border

Longest international border in the world.

Longest international border in the world.

The Peace Arch at the border between Surrey, British Columbia and Blaine, Washington
The 45th parallel (marked in red) was established as a border between the Province of Quebec and the United States in the Treaty of Paris
Signing of the Treaty of Ghent in 1814, which ended the War of 1812 and returned the border to its pre-war state. Subsequent treaties agreed upon saw the border demilitarized, and most boundary disputes resolved.
Disputed territory between British North America and Maine marked in pink. The dispute was settled in the Webster-Ashburton Treaty in 1842. The green line on the map marks the final border.
Map of the disputed Oregon Country, with the American and British claims marked. The dispute was settled in the Oregon Treaty, placing the boundary along the 49th parallel.
An International Boundary Commission reference monument at the Pigeon River
U.S. counties (or county equivalents) sharing a land or water border with Canada
Canadian border crossing sign with lights to alert those crossing to report to customs remotely. Remote customs exists in areas where staffed border crossings are unavailable.
Canada Border Services Agency and U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents reviewing identification. Valid identification is required for crossing the border.
A United States Border Patrol agent tracking someone in harsh winter conditions on the northern border
Members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police waiting for migrants to cross at Roxham Road in August 2017
The Alberta-Montana border from Waterton Lake. A border vista clear of brush and large vegetation marks the international boundary.
International border between Yukon and Alaska (circa 1900–1923)
0 Avenue on the Canadian side and the border marker
The semi-arid region between Saskatchewan and Montana is lightly settled
Tourists in Niagara Falls, Ontario (bottom) and Niagara Falls, New York
US and Canadian custom agents
Entrance to a U.S. pre-clearance area at Vancouver International Airport. Pre-clearance areas are situated in several Canadian airports to help expedite the customs process.
Ramp facilities at Piney Pinecreek Border Airport. The left-hand building and ramp are north of the border in Canada; those on the right are in the United States.
Ambassador Bridge is a suspension bridge that connects Detroit, Michigan, with Windsor, Ontario. The bridge is North America's busiest international crossing in terms of trade volume, carrying more than one quarter of all merchandise trade between Canada and the US.
A ferry departing Wolfe Island, Ontario for Cape Vincent, New York
The Haskell Library sits on the international boundary, with the boundary marked by a black line on the floor of its reading room
Campobello Island is a practical exclave of Canada, with land access to the mainland being only to Maine
The U.S. portion of this lake peninsula has a land border with Canada, making land access to it possible only through Canada. Image by U.S. Geological Survey. 48.99833°N, -99.87889°W
Map of Alaska and the Beaufort Sea. The cross-hatched region marks the disputed maritime boundary between Canada and the U.S.

It also provided for the removal of British military and administration from Detroit, as well as other frontier outposts on the U.S. side.

1763 siege of Fort Detroit

Fort Detroit

Fort established on the north bank of the Detroit River by the French officer Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac and the Italian Alphonse de Tonty in 1701.

Fort established on the north bank of the Detroit River by the French officer Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac and the Italian Alphonse de Tonty in 1701.

1763 siege of Fort Detroit
Fort Pontchartrain du Détroit in 1710
Fort Detroit in 1763
Location of Fort Detroit

The site of the former fort, north of the Rouge River, is now within the city of Detroit in the U.S. state of Michigan, an area bounded by Larned Street, Griswold Street, Washington Blvd. and the Civic Center (now occupied by office towers).

Midwestern United States

One of four census regions of the United States Census Bureau .

One of four census regions of the United States Census Bureau .

Divisions of the Midwest by the U.S. Census Bureau into East North Central and West North Central, separated largely by the Mississippi River.
Scotts Bluff National Monument in western Nebraska
The Driftless Area as viewed from Wildcat Mountain State Park in Vernon County, Wisconsin
Flint Hills grasslands of Kansas
Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota
Prairie in Effigy Mounds National Monument, Iowa
Monks Mound, located at the Cahokia Mounds near Collinsville, Illinois, is the largest Pre-Columbian earthwork in America north of Mesoamerica and a World Heritage Site
Winnebago family (1852)
Young Oglala Lakota girl in front of tipi with puppy beside her, probably on or near Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota
Cumulus clouds hover above a yellowish prairie at Badlands National Park, South Dakota, native lands to the Sioux.
c. 1681 map of Marquette and Jolliet's 1673 expedition
Beaver hunting grounds, the basis of the fur trade
The state cessions that eventually allowed for the creation of the territories north and southwest of the River Ohio
Northwest Territory 1787
Louisiana Purchase 1803
Ohio River near Rome, Ohio
Lake Michigan is shared by four Midwestern states: Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, and Wisconsin.
The Upper Mississippi River near Harpers Ferry, Iowa
An animation depicting when United States territories and states forbade or allowed slavery, 1789–1861
1855 Free-State poster
A map of various Underground Railroad routes
Minneapolis, Minnesota is on the Mississippi River
Omaha, Nebraska, is on the Missouri River
Cincinnati, Ohio is on the Ohio River
Distribution of Americans claiming German Ancestry by county in 2018
German population density in the United States, 1870 census
A pastoral farm scene near Traverse City, Michigan, with a classic American red barn
Central Iowa cornfield in June
Standing wheat in Kansas, part of America's Breadbasket
Soybean fields at Applethorpe Farm, north of Hallsville in Ross County, Ohio
The Chicago Board of Trade Building a National Historic Landmark
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland
Mount Rushmore is located in the Black Hills of South Dakota.
The Milwaukee Art Museum is located on Lake Michigan.
The first local meeting of the new Republican Party took place here in Ripon, Wisconsin on March 20, 1854.
Midwestern Governors by party
Midwestern U.S. Senators by party for the 117th Congress
Midwestern U.S. Representatives by party for the 117th Congress

Other large Midwestern cities include (in order by population) Columbus, Indianapolis, Detroit, Milwaukee, Kansas City, Omaha, Minneapolis, Wichita, Cleveland, St. Paul, St. Louis, and Cincinnati.

Ambassador Bridge from the Canadian side of the Detroit River

Ambassador Bridge

Ambassador Bridge from the Canadian side of the Detroit River
Ambassador Bridge in 1979
View of the bridge from the Detroit River
An aerial photograph of the bridge
An approach that had been constructed for a proposed twin span to the Ambassador Bridge

The Ambassador Bridge is a tolled international suspension bridge across the Detroit River that connects Detroit, Michigan, United States, with Windsor, Ontario, Canada.

Motown

American record label owned by the Universal Music Group.

American record label owned by the Universal Music Group.

The Hitsville U.S.A. Motown building, at 2648 West Grand Boulevard in Detroit, Motown's headquarters from 1959 to 1968, which became the Motown Historical Museum in 1985
Berry Gordy House, known as Motown Mansion in Detroit's Boston-Edison Historic District
One of Tamla Motown logos

Its name, a portmanteau of motor and town, has become a nickname for Detroit, where the label was originally headquartered.

A modern assembly-line

Big Three (automobile manufacturers)

Used for a country's three largest motor vehicle manufacturers, especially indicating companies that sell under multiple brand names.

Used for a country's three largest motor vehicle manufacturers, especially indicating companies that sell under multiple brand names.

A modern assembly-line

All three have their headquarters in the Detroit area; the majority of their operations are unionized with the United Auto Workers and Unifor.