Central Detroit

Central Detroit stretches from the south of Highland Park and Hamtramck to the riverfront and from just west of I-96 to just east of I-75. Central Detroit is best known for Downtown, Midtown, and New Center, but it also features a number of historic residential neighborhoods, including Corktown, Boston Edison, and North End. There are many important locations in Central Detroit, including the Renaissance Center, the Fischer Building, Wayne State University, Campus Martius, Hart Plaza, the Cultural Center, the Entertainment District, the Q-Line, the campuses of three major health systems, and a number of historically significant churches. In recent years, Central Detroit has experienced incredible growth and renaissance while also offering an excellent mix of history and culture.


Detroit Parent Network serves the 48201, 48202, 48206 and parts of the 48207, 48208, and 48216 zip codes in Central Detroit. Through partnerships with Brilliant Detroit, Detroit Public Schools Community District, Pathways to Literacy Families, and many other partners, Detroit Parent Network delivers monthly family events, food distributions, family engagement workshops, support groups, and other educational opportunities to the parents of Central Detroit