The Cass Corridor event featured immensely skilled musical acts.
Firefighters were worried about the live wires dangling over the heads of festival-goers.
The twin rails have been buried beneath the road for decades after the streetcar system ended service in 1956 to make way for buses.
The company plans to roll out the pet accessories and dog park at Cass and Canfield on June 20, the same day Shinola is opening a sister shop on the same block.
The elegance and luxury of the once-famed block in Detroit have long been replaced with a McDonald’s and vacant lot with broken liquor bottles and empty bags of snacks.
The Cass Corridor, long synonymous with crime and blight, is undergoing a renaissance of sorts.
Two years ago, Shinola had just six employees. Today it has 247, most of whom are in Detroit.
The creatively arranged shop offers watches, journals, bikes, shoe polish, iPad covers, U.S. flags, footballs, photography books and leather-covered bike locks.
The Midtown clock is one of four erected in Detroit on Friday to promote Shinola’s brand.
The DIA artwork is at risk as the city wends its way through bankruptcy.