Community Gallery: Corktown Workers Row House

The Robert and Mary Ann Bury Community Gallery is a changing exhibition space made available to local historical societies, museums, non-profit organizations and educational institutions, selected for their contributions to the metro Detroit community. Organizations are featured in order to share their stories and provide new perspectives on the issues, ideas and individuals that have shaped our region’s rich history.

It was officially renamed as a tribute to retiring long-time Executive Director Bob Bury on June 28, 2018 and will be dedicated in a ceremony on November 1, 2018.




NOW OPEN through July 7, 2019 in the Robert and Mary Ann Bury Community Gallery

Workers Row House, The Journey to Now...

Corktown, best known for its earliest immigrants, the Irish, is Detroit's oldest and perhaps most ethnically and culturally diverse neighborhood. This exhibit features the German, Maltese, Mexican immigrants and their families, not just the Irish or African-Americans, who settled in Corktown. The history of the Workers Row House, featured in this exhibit, represents the many changes that have led to the Corktown of today, are shaping the Detroit of tomorrow. 

Join us as we share and celebrate the diversity of Corktown!