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The Heidelberg Project

3680 Heidelberg St, Detroit, MI 48207-2436
+1 313-458-8414
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So Glad to finally see this in person!

This was an incredible thing to see in person. It is a powerful artistic response to neglected or... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
cfaap
Art or garbage

Unique array of misc odd junk affixed to houses/trees in neighborhood. Quirky at best. Artist... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
DickandRobin
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Troy, Michigan
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“outdoor art” (10 reviews)
“animal house” (3 reviews)
“city block” (3 reviews)
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3680 Heidelberg St, Detroit, MI 48207-2436
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+1 313-458-8414
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an incredible thing to see in person. It is a powerful artistic response to neglected or abandoned properties and objects. It exemplifies the proverb - One man's trash is another man's treasure. It challenges both the condition and assumptions about its solution.

Thank cfaap
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unique array of misc odd junk affixed to houses/trees in neighborhood. Quirky at best. Artist friend took dozens of photos. Not my cup of tea. So truly in the eye of the beholder.

1  Thank DickandRobin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This area is full of rats and vermin crawling around all of the stuffed animals and garbage that is in the park, nailed to homes and strewn about. It's a total disgusting pit.

1  Thank Litlsecret
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is worth a drive out to see. Very interesting street art. Many of the homes have signs saying not to take photographs so be careful of that.

Thank samhull87
Reviewed September 14, 2017

I taught in the school that is 3 blocks from the Heidelberg Project. The creator of this display, Tyree Guyton, was one of my students. I have visited the project many times and have seen it continually evolve over the years. The idea of turning...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed September 4, 2017

this was very interesting. It is either art or junk? depends on your outlook. It was very interesting how folks took "junk" & displayed & arranged it into "art" projects & displays.

Thank StudFromLittleRock
Reviewed August 15, 2017

I cannot believe the artistry that is involved in making this attraction. The artist has a very imaginative mind.

Thank George S
Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

I have lived in Michigan my whole life but this is the first time I have visited the site. We had been out visiting all around Detroit for fun day and chose to come here for first time. It is in the middle of no...More

Thank Keith K
Reviewed August 14, 2017

I wouldn't have known about this place had a friend not brought me here. It's pretty cool. It's an outdoor art exhibit consisting of "stuff"..and lots of it. Some people don't get it but I certainly think it's better than deteriorating blight, which is all...More

Thank DanielTripper
Reviewed August 14, 2017

It's a great manifestation of free speech, but I don't really get the art. It's interesting to look at and my teenage kids found it midly amusing for about 20 minutes.

1  Thank Deanna Gasparot... K
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