GM Renaissance Center

GM Renaissance Center

The GM Renaissance Center is the place to be in Downtown Detroit. Visitors can enjoy convenient shopping, enhanced parking, fine dining, 1,100 seat Food Court, relaxing spa services, first-run movies, a top notch fitness facility, outdoor and indoor concerts, the new Detroit RiverWalk, professionally guided tours and exciting special events. The GM Showroom, a 44,000 sq.ft. interactive showroom features; Buick, Chevrolet, Cadillac and GMC vehicles and specialty cars. The professionally guided one-hour tour takes visitors through the landmark GM Renaissance Center and outlines the rich history that General Motors shares with the city of Detroit. The tour concludes with a glass elevator ride to the Coach Insignia restaurant located on the 72nd floor of the Detroit Marriott Hotel for a 360-degree view of two countries. November 24, 1971, Henry Ford II, announced plans for the Renaissance Center. Construction of the Ren Cen began, May 22, 1973. Project architects were by John Portman & Associates. Formal dedication was held on April 15, 1977. May 16, 1996, General Motors announced the purchase of the Ren Cen for its global headquarters.

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East Jefferson Avenue

Detroit, MI 48243

Driving Directions

Phone: (313) 567-3126


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Detroit Weather

CLOUDY, humidity 68%, barometer 30.24,
wind 8 mph SE
Sun giving way to increasing clouds
28°F | 23°F
Sun giving way to increasing clouds
A wintry mix in the morning
35°F | 12°F
A wintry mix in the morning
Sunny, breezy and colder
20°F | 9°F
Sunny, breezy and colder
Cold with partial sunshine
29°F | 14°F
Cold with partial sunshine
Colder with periods of snow
21°F | 6°F
Colder with periods of snow

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