Rust Belt Renaissance: LGBT Detroit

Modified: August 21, 2017 | Story by Joseph Pedro, Passport Magazine, May 2017 | Photos by Vito Palmisano

… LGBT businesses have particularly been at the forefront of Detroit’s renaissance. “I believe Detroiters from all walks of life have contributed to the resurgence of the city, especially the LGBT community,” Kevin Terrell Heard, president board of directors of the Detroit Regional LGBT Chamber of Commerce, tells me over Spanish tapas at gay-owned La Feria.

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Mentioned Attractions And Venues





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    La Feria Spanish Tapas
    4130 Cass Ave., Detroit, MI 48201
    313-285-9081
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    Aloft Detroit at The David Whitney
    One Park Ave., Detroit, MI 48226
    313-237-1700
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    Pewabic Pottery
    10125 E. Jefferson Ave., Detroit, MI 48214
    313-626-2000
  4. 4
    Detroit Institute of Arts
    5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48202
    313-833-7900
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    Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD)
    4454 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48201
    313-832-6622
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    Temple Bar
    2906 Cass Ave., Detroit, MI 48201
    313-832-2822
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    American Coney Island
    114 W. Lafayette Blvd., Detroit, MI 48226
    313-961-7758
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    Lafayette Coney Island
    118 W. Lafayette Blvd., Detroit, MI 48226
    313-964-8198
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    Gold Cash Gold
    2100 Michigan Ave., Detroit, MI 48216
    313-242-0770
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    Briggs Detroit
    519 E. Jefferson Ave., Detroit, MI 48226
    313-656-4820