Detroit can be both an overwhelming and underwhelming place to visit. There seem to be two popular narratives about the city: one of the up-and-coming, city-on-the-rise ilk and another of abandonment, poverty, and blight. Both uneasily co-exist, yet the city’s true character lies far between these extremes, revealed in the hardscrabble Midwestern warmth of its people and enduring legacy of its rich history. Here’s a list of few places offering a glimpse at a more nuanced, perhaps even beautiful Motor City.