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GMRENCEN Innovation at Work

In January, General Motors announced their plan for the transformation of the GMRENCEN into a modern, immersive experience that is a true reflection of GM’s position as a leader in the automotive industry and the city of Detroit. In case you missed the initial announcement, you can visit our previous...
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Discover the Riverfront (In Photos)

When was the last time you took a walk down the Riverfront? If it’s been a while now’s the time to take a stroll and discover something new. The Detroit Experience Factory (DXF) hosts a variety of experiential tours of the city and Discover the Riverfront is one of them....
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3 Ways the Bees at the GMRENCEN are Helping the Planet

What’s buzzing at the GMRENCEN? Our bees, of course! The GMRENCEN works with the Honey Bee Squad to keep our bees. The Honey Bee Squad checks on the bees periodically to make sure the queen bee is laying eggs and that they have enough space to keep growing. We all...
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The LEGO Brick GMRENCEN Model is AWESOME

When LEGOLAND Discovery Center announced a new Michigan location coming to Great Lakes Crossing Outlets back in March 2015, they hinted at a MINILAND featuring Detroit-area buildings and landmarks made from LEGO bricks. Seven months later they launched a contest asking Detroiters to nominate their favorite metro Detroit landmarks. Ultimately,...
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Henry Ford OptimEyes Staff

Do You See What I See? Q&A with Henry Ford OptimEyes

The GMRENCEN is home to many businesses, some big companies, and some smaller ones, each offering various services from edible fruit bouquets, to shoe repair. All of the businesses inside the GMRENCEN are unique and have something valuable to offer. Henry Ford OptimEyes is one business that calls the GMRENCEN...
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GMRENCEN Wintergarden

A New Look for the GMRENCEN Wintergarden!

For the past 15 years, the GMRENCEN Wintergarden has been a space for tenants of the building and guests alike to relax, unwind, and have a place to enjoy the beautiful view of the Detroit River. Combined with the delicious food options available in the building, the Wintergarden makes for...
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The Detroit People Mover, a True Hidden Gem

The Detroit People Mover has been a staple of the city of Detroit since it first opened to the public on July 31, 1987. Now almost 30 years later the People Mover is still going strong. The system is made up of 12 driverless vehicles that are automated and computer...
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9 Random Facts About the GMRENCEN

Conversation starters for the next time you ride up one of the building’s 107 elevators. 1. It’s so big that it has its own zip code – 48243. 2. There are roughly 1,500 plants throughout the complex. 3. The GM Plaza on the Detroit Riverfront was dedicated in December 2004....
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8 Detroit Instagrams that Embody the Spirit of the City

Detroit is a city. It’s an American icon, a womb for modern-day transportation and the birthplace of music phenomenon’s like Motown and Techno. But it’s also an energy. An energy that’s fueled by its people. Detroit pride is alive and well. And this is what it looks like. @seuong Known...
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