MotorCities National Heritage Area Partnership inspires residents and visitors with an appreciation for how the automobile changed Michigan, the nation, and the world. This rich heritage will be a source of pride for our communities and a positive influence on our region’s future..
The MotorCities National Heritage Area Partnership is a nonprofit corporation affiliated with the National Park Service. We preserve, interpret and promote the region’s rich automotive and labor heritage.
National Heritage Areas are places where natural, cultural, historic and scenic resources combine to form a cohesive, nationally important landscape arising from patterns of humanity. The MotorCities National Heritage Area encompasses over 10,000 square miles in southeast and central Michigan. The Partnership’s administrative headquarters are in Detroit.