Allen Park (population 28,210) is a city located in northern Downriver. Borders include Fordline StreetGoddard RoadAllen RoadPelham RoadVan Born RoadSouthfield RoadRotunda Drive, the Rouge River, and a Canadian National track. Major roads include Wick Road, Ecorse Road, Outer Drive and Oakwood Boulevard. The current mayor is William Matakas.

Became a city in 1957 after three attempts.

The city, named the second "happiest city in Michigan" based on a data poll by the website Homesnacks (and profiled on, has been home to the Detroit Lions headquarters and training facility since 2003.


City Hall

16850 Southfield Road

Historical Collection

15504 Englewood Street

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