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Designed by Isamu Noguchi, this huge concrete expanse features the designer's unique creations of a twisted spire and fountain.
1 Hart Plz, Detroit, MI 48226-4344
+1 313-877-8077
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The large broken circle of the Transcending Monument towers over Hart Plaza. The monument is dedicated to the labor movement in Michigan. The two steel arcs, designed by David Bar stretch 63 feet into up and weigh 30 tons! The sculpture provides a great framing...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank hartgayle
Reviewed 1 week ago

This area is part of the river walk and it is very neat to stop and take a moment at the Transcending statue. They have some wonderful quotes about labor legacy and those who built and serve the city of Detroit.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 968shelbya
Reviewed 8 September 2019

Detroit claims to have the largest free jazz festival in America. It is a very good one. It is held in Hart Plaza (three stages) plus a fourth stage a half mile from the plaza. Detroit has much local talent to draw from but these...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Frank C
Reviewed 5 September 2019 via mobile

As luck would have it - was at the Hart Plaza to catch the Detroit Jazz Festival - some good big band mixing and Pat Metheney show off and across the road interspersed with some street food off the trucks on a warm, sunny, rainy...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank MayDog
Reviewed 12 August 2019

This is Detroit’s entrance to the Detroit River. There is usually something happening here. Festivals every weekend. There is a nice fountain, when it working. Plus the river walk is being extended, soon it will go all the way to Belle Isle. Check it out.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank ken1077
Reviewed 19 July 2019

Historic Icon of Detroit , Nice to visit on a hot day. Plenty of people watching to be done and its on the way to many other Detroit hot spots. Grab a ice cream and walk on by!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank johnlS6725BI
Reviewed 3 July 2019

Almost every year I attend the Detroit Jazz Fest, the largest free outdoor jazz fest in the world. Almost all of the action takes place in Hart Plaza with a variety of different venues and artists. Hart Plaza also is right on the Detroit River...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank WingsofWonder
Reviewed 25 June 2019

We did not stop, but we did walk through this area a couple of times while in Detroit. It is a nice place with some interesting sculptures there.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank 426JudyS
Reviewed 8 May 2019

Hart Plaza is the scene of a ton of events and festivals. Lots of room and parking is fairly easy to come by. It's not a tourist destination by any means by again great space for all the festivals. Check to see which one is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank JTHOMAS2003
Reviewed 14 March 2019

In September for the first time Lobsterfest came to Detroit at Hart plaza. It was fantastic. The weather was beautiful. Music was playing. Great day with friends by the water.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Curtis K
8 May 2017|
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Response from KayDee F | Reviewed this property |
Hello. This was answered a while ago by tev9999 and it should still apply. "You might want to park in the Greektown Casino garage. Parking is free if you go in the casino to validate your ticket. Plenty of good restaurants... More
15 July 2016|
Response from Michael B | Reviewed this property |
I would check out the website for Detroit Events