February 23, 2020

The 20 most perfect places to pose for a pic in Detroit

Detroiters know that our city is one of the most beautiful and interesting places to snap a pic. Detroit has it all: a riverfront, gorgeous murals, breathtaking architecture, and more. If you want a gorgeous backdrop for a special event, or simply for a fun, Instagrammable outing with your friends or your boo, you can easily capture the beauty and wonder that is found all around Detroit with the quick click of a button.

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Monarch Club
33 John R St. Penthouse; 313-306-2400; monarchclubdetroit.com
The Monarch Club is a rooftop bar that sits on the 13th floor of the gorgeous Metropolitan Building. Not only can you get pictures of the iconic skyline or a setting sun, but with plenty of patio seating, three terraces (each with its own fireplace), and an indoor lounge, you can be sure there’s enough room for your whole group to get in on a few as well. 
Photo via The Monarch Club / Facebook

Monarch Club

33 John R St. Penthouse; 313-306-2400; monarchclubdetroit.com
The Monarch Club is a rooftop bar that sits on the 13th floor of the gorgeous Metropolitan Building. Not only can you get pictures of the iconic skyline or a setting sun, but with plenty of patio seating, three terraces (each with its own fireplace), and an indoor lounge, you can be sure there’s enough room for your whole group to get in on a few as well.

Photo via The Monarch Club / Facebook
Michigan Central Station
2001 15th St.; historicdetroit.org
One of the most photographed abandoned buildings in the city, Michigan Central Station features incredible architecture and design. The station was designed by the same firm as New York City's Grand Central Terminal. 
Photo via  Jerilyn Jordan

Michigan Central Station

2001 15th St.; historicdetroit.org
One of the most photographed abandoned buildings in the city, Michigan Central Station features incredible architecture and design. The station was designed by the same firm as New York City's Grand Central Terminal.

Photo via Jerilyn Jordan
Detroit Riverwalk
detroitriverfront.org
If you’re thinking about making your next Insta update a snapshot of nature, we’ve got you. The Riverwalk is full of overlooked parks and gardens. Take some time to go down there and explore the area. You might just find your new favorite spot — and get a couple of likes along the way! 
Photo via Facebook/Detroit Riverfront

Detroit Riverwalk

detroitriverfront.org
If you’re thinking about making your next Insta update a snapshot of nature, we’ve got you. The Riverwalk is full of overlooked parks and gardens. Take some time to go down there and explore the area. You might just find your new favorite spot — and get a couple of likes along the way!

Photo via Facebook/Detroit Riverfront
DIA
5200 Woodward Ave.; 313-833-7900; dia.org
With ever-changing exhibitions, live performances, a movie theatre, lectures, and tours, there is always something to do and something to see in the beautiful building that is the DIA. 
Photo via Susan Montgomery / Shutterstock

DIA

5200 Woodward Ave.; 313-833-7900; dia.org
With ever-changing exhibitions, live performances, a movie theatre, lectures, and tours, there is always something to do and something to see in the beautiful building that is the DIA.

Photo via Susan Montgomery / Shutterstock
Fisher Building
3011 W. Grand Blvd.; thefisherbuilding.com
Highly regarded by architects, the Fisher Building is packed with gorgeous detail and extravagant mid-century design. No matter how many times you visit, there is always something new waiting to be noticed.
Photo via GoogleMaps

Fisher Building

3011 W. Grand Blvd.; thefisherbuilding.com
Highly regarded by architects, the Fisher Building is packed with gorgeous detail and extravagant mid-century design. No matter how many times you visit, there is always something new waiting to be noticed.

Photo via GoogleMaps
Photo via Facebook
Photo via Facebook
Campus Martius
800 Woodward Ave.; (313) 566-8250; downtowndetroitparks.com
In the winter, Campus Martius becomes a wonderland with the ice skating rink and decorative lights abound. Once the snow melts, the park gardens become lush with greenery and pops of vivid color from the flowers. 
Photo via Tony Bennett / Detroit Stock City

Campus Martius

800 Woodward Ave.; (313) 566-8250; downtowndetroitparks.com
In the winter, Campus Martius becomes a wonderland with the ice skating rink and decorative lights abound. Once the snow melts, the park gardens become lush with greenery and pops of vivid color from the flowers.


Photo via Tony Bennett / Detroit Stock City
GM Renaissance Center
gmrencen.com
Visit Michigan's tallest building! With over 44,000 square feet, there’s so much to see. Bring your fancy professional camera to take snapshots of the skyline outside and the modernist architecture inside; or make your visit into a dream Instagram story by getting a hotel room with friends, champagne, and a polaroid camera. 
Photo via Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center / Facebook

GM Renaissance Center

gmrencen.com
Visit Michigan's tallest building! With over 44,000 square feet, there’s so much to see. Bring your fancy professional camera to take snapshots of the skyline outside and the modernist architecture inside; or make your visit into a dream Instagram story by getting a hotel room with friends, champagne, and a polaroid camera.

Photo via Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center / Facebook
Lincoln Street Art Park
5926 Lincoln St.
With art made out of recycled materials, Art Park is a great place to take photos. The site has graffiti, sculptures, bonfires, and a party for every full moon.
Photo via GoogleMaps

Lincoln Street Art Park

5926 Lincoln St.
With art made out of recycled materials, Art Park is a great place to take photos. The site has graffiti, sculptures, bonfires, and a party for every full moon.

Photo via GoogleMaps
The Z Lot
1234 Library St.; 855-487-6727; bedrockdetroit.com
The colorfully painted murals on every level of the Z Lot make this parking structure unique. From the top of the lot, you can see every direction of the city.
Photo via GoogleMaps

The Z Lot

1234 Library St.; 855-487-6727; bedrockdetroit.com
The colorfully painted murals on every level of the Z Lot make this parking structure unique. From the top of the lot, you can see every direction of the city.

Photo via GoogleMaps