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The Heidelberg Project

3680 Heidelberg St, Detroit, MI 48207-2436
(313) 458-8414
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Worth seeing - really interesting

This place is worth a drive out to see. Very interesting street art. Many of the homes have signs... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
samhull87
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hull
via mobile
You will never see anything like this

I taught in the school that is 3 blocks from the Heidelberg Project. The creator of this display... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Robert S
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Livonia, Michigan
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“outdoor art” (10 reviews)
“animal house” (3 reviews)
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3680 Heidelberg St, Detroit, MI 48207-2436
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(313) 458-8414
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is worth a drive out to see. Very interesting street art. Many of the homes have signs saying not to take photographs so be careful of that.

Thank samhull87
Reviewed 1 week ago

I taught in the school that is 3 blocks from the Heidelberg Project. The creator of this display, Tyree Guyton, was one of my students. I have visited the project many times and have seen it continually evolve over the years. The idea of turning...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this was very interesting. It is either art or junk? depends on your outlook. It was very interesting how folks took "junk" & displayed & arranged it into "art" projects & displays.

Thank StudFromLittleRock
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I cannot believe the artistry that is involved in making this attraction. The artist has a very imaginative mind.

Thank George S
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

I have lived in Michigan my whole life but this is the first time I have visited the site. We had been out visiting all around Detroit for fun day and chose to come here for first time. It is in the middle of no...More

Thank Keith K
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I wouldn't have known about this place had a friend not brought me here. It's pretty cool. It's an outdoor art exhibit consisting of "stuff"..and lots of it. Some people don't get it but I certainly think it's better than deteriorating blight, which is all...More

Thank DanielTripper
Reviewed 14 August 2017

It's a great manifestation of free speech, but I don't really get the art. It's interesting to look at and my teenage kids found it midly amusing for about 20 minutes.

Thank Deanna Gasparot... K
Reviewed 11 August 2017

(I think) the Heidelberg Project is a testament for how a city's financial crisis can be expressed in a neighborhood hit really hard. The projects are an insight into something I cannot fathom from my standpoint in life. When imagining the despair of those staying...More

Thank Renee S
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This place is a must see. Not really set up for tourists though. Go during the day. Great project and concept.

1  Thank carriechicag0
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Went to this site twice, once by night and once by day. See it to get an idea of the transformation of Detroit, the issues its residents face, the issues of our time. Hope the city will conserve some of this work, perhaps at a...More

1  Thank tworoadsconverged
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