Marina District

Marina District

One of Detroit’s busiest blueways, the Marina District offers a unique blend of sailing, boating and industry. Complemented by modern housing options and affordable riverfront access, this neighborhood is one of Detroit’s best kept secrets. Tens of thousands of people visit the many marinas and yacht clubs each year, helping to preserve and protect Detroit’s often forgotten maritime identity.

Live

Morgan Waterfront Estates

Located south of Freud and west of Lycaste in the east Jefferson corridor

Morgan Waterfront Estates is an exclusive gated community of 43 homes and 16 condominiums. The homes come in eight different styles and range in size from 3,500 to 7,000 square feet. Homes have full brick exteriors and three or four car garages as well as premium amenities such as granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and hardwood and marble floors.

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Work

Jefferson North Assembly Plant

2101 Conner St., Detroit MI 48215

One of the last plants in the Motor City, Jefferson North Assembly is a Chrysler automobile factory that employs more than 4,000 men and women. Located approximately six miles east of downtown, the factory opened in 1991 as a major commitment to the area by the Chrysler Corporation and has expanded twice. The Jefferson North Assembly Plant’s first product was the Jeep Grand Cherokee which they continue to produce to this day. On Aug. 13, 2013, Jefferson North employees celebrated the five millionth vehicle to roll off the line, a Billet Silver 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee, which was donated to the USO.

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Eat

Rose's Fine Food

10551 E. Jefferson Ave., Detroit
313-309-7947

The ultimate diner. Award-winnig American fare. The team at Rose's believes that workers should be compensated fairly, beyond simply working for tips. They will happily accept gratuities for great service and food, please note that all of our employees are paid a living wage, and all tips are split evenly throughout the staff, front and back of house. A portion of our tips are donated to a staff selected, Detroit-based charity each month.

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Shop

Gregory Boat Co.

9666 E. Jefferson Ave., Detroit MI 48214

Gregory Boat Co. is a full service marina and boat broker located in the heart of the east Jefferson corridor. In addition to boat sales and services, Gregory Boat Co. provides fuel, marine products, wet and dry storage and a boating convenience store all conveniently located close to the city’s most popular boat launches, yacht clubs and more. Wet and dry storage is also available.

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