Help us reach the goal!

$171,712k pledged of $450,000 goal

The goal is to end WDET’s fiscal year in a healthy financial way! We’re in the home stretch with $278,288 more to raise before September 30th.

Give Now ยป

Heard on CultureShift

Former Oak Park Mayor Remembers the Heyday of Northland Center

post thumbnail image

Image credit: Jerry Naftaly

The city of Southfield recently unveiled plans for the site of the closed Northland Center. In it’s heyday, the mall was one of the largest in North America and accelerated the demise of downtown Detroit’s shopping district. Former Oak Park Mayor Jerry Naftaly has written a new book about the mall’s history and its impact on generations of Metro Detroiters.

Amanda LeClaire, Host, CultureShift

Amanda LeClaire is Host of CultureShift. She spent a few years in the southwest for Arizona Public Media. Follow @amandalee_lec

Stay connected to Detroit