Detroit (USA) Reviews
Newest Review: ... racist? During my last year of High School is when I finally started to find out about why there was so much racial tension in Detroit in the 1920's and on. Apparently, around the turn of the century when Detroit was on the rise, many African Americans were thriving. They found jobs doing customer service orianted things. They opened their own shops, they shined shoes, they opened cafes and car repairs...they were extremely good enterprenuers. Since, these types of jobs though, didn't interfere with the "middle classes", the "Whites" of the areas, didn't mind. It was almost like there was a truce between them. They treat... more
Customer Detroit (USA) Reviews (2)
by - written on 14/02/09 (Very useful, 184 readings)
===== The History of Detroit .....In my Own Words....Mostly ===== ***Detroit, The Beginning*** When I lived in France for a brief period of time last year, the French thought it *humourous* how the English pronouce "Detroit". They say it like "Day-Twa" while everyone else in the world says " Dee-troyt". Of course, this is because, in some skewed typical French-style-esque way, they feel since the name was given to the area by the French 300 yrs ago, it should stay that way. Yet, Bombay changes it's name to Mumbai and no one really cares. The English call "Peugot"- *PURR-JOE* when it really ... Read the complete review
by - written on 05/07/00, updated on 22/08/00 (Very useful, 112 readings)
Few people would choose Detroit as a holiday hot spot, a visit here is likely to be a business trip. Usually connected with the motor trade. So if you love cars make the most of it. You can visit Henry Fords museum in Dearborn which has an excellent selection of vehicles through the ages. His Greenfield Village on the same site is a wonderful tribute to his eccentricity. He has gathered together exhibits such as Thomas Edisons workshop and the Wright Brothers bicycle store, and re-built them in Detroit. The Ren Cen which is now GMs headquarters dominates the downtown skyline. The top floor boasts a revolving restaurant which is worth a visit even ... Read the complete review
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