Corktown Historic District
Detroit, MI 48216
+1 313 202 1800 (Tourist Information)
Despite the fact that the city of Detroit was founded in 1701, Corktown, which dates to 1840s, is the city's oldest surviving neighborhood. The area is actually on the National Register of Historic Places. Originally an Irish enclave in the city of Detroit, today Corktown is a charming and blossoming neighborhood popular with locals and tourists. The area is full of restaurants, bars, business and even some old Irish businesses reminiscent of the neighborhood's roots.