Southfield (CW50) – Campus Martius is the hub of Downtown Detroit. The Downtown Detroit Partnership is an organization that is behind the transformation of Campus Martius and other public spaces in Detroit.

David Cowan, Director of Public Spaces for Downtown Detroit Partnership (Credit: Logan Tesmer/CW50)

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David Cowan, Director of Public Spaces for Downtown Detroit Partnership, joined COMMUNITY CONNECT Host Lisa Germani on set to talk about what’s happening in Downtown Detroit during the holiday season.

David Cowan, Director of Public Spaces for Downtown Detroit Partnership, with Community Connect Host Lisa Germani (Credit: Logan Tesmer/CW50)

The main public space is Campus Martius, which provides ice-skating and the tree lighting ceremony. Then, there’s Cadillac Square, which is the central market place. Downtown Detroit Partnership is also behind the Woodward Esplanade, Capital Park, Grand Circus, and Beacon Park.

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BTS of David Cowan, Director of Public Spaces for Downtown Detroit Partnership, with Community Connect Host Lisa Germani (Credit: Logan Tesmer/CW50)

On New Year’s Eve, Beacon Park will have the NYE Kids Countdown, a party by kids, for kids.

For more information on Detroit’s parks, go to DowntownDetroit.org

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