Gallery: Corktown Is Aglow With Decorating Contest Entries Dressed In Holiday Style
Second place goes to this festive duplex at 2253-2255 Wabash St., a block and a half from Michigan Avenue.
In the air there's a feeling of Christmas throughout Detroit's oldest neighborhood.
Residents in some of Corktown's 19th century homes are making spirits bright on a dark year's longest nights. Eleven owners joined the Corktown Historical Society's third annual outdoor decor contest, which drew 133 online votes from neighbors.
The three winners on Bagley, Labrosse and Cochrane streets were posted Sunday and will receive undisclosed prizes. They and sparkling runners-up are shown in seven more photos from the society, founded in 1979.
Other sponsors are the Corktown Business Association, Corktown Neighborhood Association and Corktown Cultural Center.