Tidbits of Interest
Rich in culture and history, Warren is a sprawling suburban community northeast of Detroit that ranks as Michiganís third largest city. One of the largest engineering sites in the world is located here, General Motors Tech Center, as well as General Dynamics, Daimler-Chryslerís Mount Road Plant, Hudsonís Ware-house, and a number of high-tech support industries. The 1,000-acre General Motors Tech Center serves as the world headquarters of several GM divisions, occupying 42 buildings of pleasing architectural design and manicured grounds that complement surrounding residential neighborhoods.
The presence of the South Campus for Macomb Community College provides opportunities for higher education that are enhanced by affiliations with several universities that offer four-year degrees. Wonderful libraries, 22 city parks, acres of playgrounds, athletic fields, fitness trails, concert facilities, and swimming pools combine with a strong cultural community to ensure a wealth of first-rate activities. Local highlights include the symphony orchestra and concert band, or fascinating venues like the Ukranian Cultural Center, Museum, and Village.
The major north-south roads through the city are lined with commercial and industrial complexes that conceal serene, well-preserved neighborhoods. Dominating the residential scene are brick homes graced by well-landscaped lawns and shaded by large old trees. Also available are newer homes in a variety of architectural styles as well as townhouse and condominium complexes. D-DOT, SMART, and SMART CONNECTOR bus service provide alternatives for commuters.