Detroit: City of Makers

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Explore Detroit

Open-air markets, urban parks and gardens, sustainable living and a lively art culture. This is Detroit. Explore it, get to know it and fall in love with it.

Creative Eats

Detroit is quickly becoming known as a destination city for foodies. National Geographic named us one of the most "unexpected food cities" while the Washington Post named us a "food mecca." Visit and take a bite, you won't be dissapointed.

Art Resources

Need supplies to make your art? We've got you covered. You can buy most needed items in CCS's Bookstore. But there are other options as well...

Bookstore

CCS Bookstore
201 East Kirby
313.664.7443


Bookstore

WSU Bookstore (Barnes & Noble)
Gullen Mall
313.577.2436


Federal Pipe and Supply

6464 East McNichols, Detroit
313.366.3000


Wood

All American Plywood
18840 John R, Detroit
313.891.6880


Wood

Public Lumber
1001 East 7 Mile Road, Detroit
313.891.7125

Bookstore

John K. King Books
901 West Lafayette
313.961.0622


General Art Supplies

CCS Bookstores
Walter and Josephine Ford Campus
201 E. Kirby
313.664.7443


Photography

Adray Appliance Photo and Sound Center
20219 Carlysle, Dearborn
313.274.9500


Wood

Brooks Ace Hardware
2220 Trumbull
313.962.6448


Thrift Store

Salvation Army Thrift Store
15530 West Warren
313.584.8151

Bookstore

Marwill Bookstore, Inc.
4870 Cass Avenue
313.832.3078


General Art Supplies

A. Alfred Taubman Center
460 W. Baltimore Ave
Detroit, MI 48202
313.664.1160


Plastics

Plasticrafts, Inc.
25675 West 8 Mile Road, Redford
313.532.1900


Wood

Detroit General Hardware
6432 Woodward Avenue
313.875.0838


Thrift Store

Salvation Army Thrift Store
5600 East 8 Mile Road
313.891.6644

Bookstore

Shrine of the Black Madonna Bookstore
13535 Livernois
313.491.0777


Glass

Glass Craft, Inc.
5395 Oakwood, Detroit
313.843.3313


Plaster, Concert, & Cement

Boomer Building Supply
1940 East Forest, Detroit
313.832.5050


Wood

Perry Nut and Bolt
4250 Grand River Avenue
313.831.7635


Thrift Store

Value Village
8300 Woodward Avenue

Public Transportation

Taxis. Shuttles. Buses. And don’t forget the People Mover. There are many ways to take you where you need to go. There are a number of buses and taxis that run throughout Detroit. When using public transportation, it’s a good idea to check fares, stops and schedules ahead of time.

QLINE

The QLINE streetcar system runs up and down Woodward Avenue from the Riverfront to the New Center area, passing both CCS sites along the way.  Information, schedules and fares

Smart Buses

Buses travel throughout the metropolitan Detroit area
and several suburbs (including Royal Oak). For information
on schedules, fares and bus routes call 313.962.5515.

D-Dot Buses

Buses travel throughout the city of Detroit. For information on bus
routes, scheduling, and additional services, contact 888.DDOT.BUS or
888.336.8287. The service also provides callers with estimated travel
and walking times between various stops, ticket and fare information,
lost and found reports, and Gray Line sightseeing tours.

Detroit People Mover

This elevated transit system circles the Central Business District
of Detroit, including Greektown, Cobo Hall, the Renaissance Center
and Joe Louis Arena. 313.962.RAIL

MOGO Bike Sharing
Get around Detroit on two wheels!
https://mogodetroit.org/

Taxi Cab Services
Checker Cab
313.963.7000

City Cab
313.833.7060

Detroit Cab Company
313.841.6000

Bus Station
Greyhound Bus Lines
Location nearest CCS: 1001 Howard Street
800.231.2222

Train Station
Amtrak Trains
11 West Baltimore
800.USA.RAIL