Piety Hill

Inclusive. Welcoming. Historic.


Detroit's Piety Hill is located west of Woodward Avenue, Detroit's main street, north of New Center and adjacent to the Boston-Edison Historic District.

Piety Hill is famous for its historic houses of worship designed by the likes of Albert Kahn and other noted arhictects. More than 1,400 residents, as well as numerous businesses, live within the 0.2 square miles of Piety Hill. The neighborhood is home to some of Detroit's finest examples of early 20th century residential architecture in the Arts and Crafts, Colonial Revival and American Foursquare styles.

The people of Piety Hill come from all walks of life and from varied socioeconomic backgrounds. Whether you're a lifelong Detroiter or a new arrival from near or far, Piety Hill welcomes you.


Piety Hill grew up as Detroit asserted its role as center of the auto industry at the dawn of the 20th century. Piety Hill was home to entrepreneurs and workers who built Detroit into the Silicon Valley of its day.

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