Discover the Oldest Surviving
Neighborhood in Detroit, Michigan

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Corktown Holiday Decorating Contest

Visit the homes that have made
Corktown a historic landmark.

Discover local business and
places of interest around Corktown.

Learn more about the people, places,
and history of Corktown.

The Corktown Historical Society was founded in 1979 in order to preserve data touching on the history of Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood, disseminate information about such history, advocate for the restoration and preservation of historic buildings, and to perpetuate the memory of those who, by their labor and heroism, contributed to make the history of this neighborhood.