Jefferson-Chalmers

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Jefferson-Chalmers

A diamond in the rough, Jefferson-Chalmers boasts more than 160 acres of riverfront parks, free boat launches, fishing access and opportunities for outdoor recreation. Housing ranges from three-story mansions to modest ranch homes, while charming details like 100-year old brick streets remain today. The burgeoning neighborhood has recently received acclaim for innovative economic development strategies, historic apartment renovations and successful pop-up businesses along East Jefferson Avenue.

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Harbor and Klenk Islands

Islands are located between Lakewood Street and Alter Road on the Detroit River

A diamond in the rough, Jefferson-Chalmers boasts more than 160 acres of riverfront parks, free boat launches, fishing access and opportunities for outdoor recreation. Housing ranges from three-story mansions to modest ranch homes, while charming details like 100-year old brick streets remain today. The burgeoning neighborhood has recently received acclaim for innovative economic development strategies, historic apartment renovations and successful pop-up businesses along East Jefferson Avenue.

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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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Golightly Career and Technical Center

900 Dickerson, Detroit 48215<>313-822-8820

Golightly's Hospitality and Food Services program is one of the best in the city. Teaching baking and pastry arts, not to mention meatcutting and charcuterie -- many of Detroit's future chefs will start out here. Don't miss out on the CTC buffet, a favorite restaurant for among locals. Also available for catering.

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Riverfront Building Supply

14400 E. Jefferson Ave., Detroit
313-822-1339

This independently owned hardware store offers city dwellers an alternative to big box shopping. Owned by Jefferson-Chalmers lifelong resident Al Barrow, Riverside Hardware was recently expanded to offer more show room and goods. Riverside Hardware is a go-to for heating and cooling and plumbing needs.

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