The Renaissance Center gives the Detroit skyline it’s distinctive look. It is home to HP and General Motors, as well as many world class dining establishments and the Marriott Hotel. On the other side of the Detroit-Windsor tunnel is Hart Plaza, site of the Independence Day fireworks, many nationally acclaimed food and music festivals including the Detroit Electronic Music Festival.
As you explore the downtown area you’ll want to be sure to check out Campus Martius Park and see The Michigan Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument and the Woodward Fountain. Architectural aficionados will be drawn to the Penobscot and Guardian Buildings, as well as the numerous other historical buildings throughout the city. In between Greektown and the Theatre District are two world class sports venues; Comerica Park, home to the Detroit Tigers, and the den of the Detroit Lions, Ford Field.
Your time on the Segway will begin and end at the Elevator Building. Named for the Detroit Elevator Co., which owned the building from the 1940s to 2007, the building was also used as a Studebaker factory and by the Purple Gang as a bootlegging hub. It is now home to many grassroots Detroit business, as well as Southeast Michigan Segway.