Hacker & Maker Spaces

4 stops · 2 hrs by Driving
Created by Jerry Paffendorf

Places to find techy, makey, creative engineering types along with tools to use, resources to share, and programming to attend.


Omnicorp Detroit

1501 East Division

http://omnicorpdetroit.com "OmniCorpDetroit is an intense group of designers, artists, engineers, musicians, thinkers, do-ers and makers that get together to build new things as well as share and collaborate within the Detroit community. In general, we’re making, breaking, reshaping and hacking all sorts of things!" picture by Allison Glenn


2.3 mi from Omnicorp Detroit to Mt Elliott Maker Space
Head northeast on Division St toward Orleans St (0.3 mi)
Turn right onto St Aubin St (404 ft)
Turn left onto E Vernor Hwy (1.4 mi)
Turn right onto E Grand Blvd (0.5 mi)


Mt Elliott Maker Space

231 East Grand Blvd

http://www.mtelliottmakerspace.com "The Mt Elliott Makerspace is a community workshop that serves as an environment for knowledge exchange and entrepreneurial experimentation through “making.” The intention of the Mt Elliott Makerspace is to pool the talents and tools of creative Makers by serving as a gathering space for learning, sharing and doing. By concentrating this Maker spirit, the Makerspace may begin to effectively address community challenges related to education, economic development, and well-being." photo by Dylan Box


11.8 mi from Mt Elliott Maker Space to i3 Detroit
Head southeast on E Grand Blvd toward E Lafayette St (85 ft)
Turn right at the 1st cross street onto E Lafayette St (2.0 mi)
Turn right onto Chrysler Dr/Chrysler Service Dr
Continue to follow Chrysler Dr
(476 ft)
Take the ramp on the left onto I-375 N (0.6 mi)
Continue onto I-75 N (7.3 mi)
Take exit 59 toward M-102/8 Mile Road (0.2 mi)
Merge onto Chrysler Service Dr (0.1 mi)
Slight left toward E 8 Mile Srv Rd (0.3 mi)
Merge onto E 8 Mile Srv Rd (0.2 mi)
Slight right onto E 8 Mile Rd (0.4 mi)
Turn right onto West End St (0.5 mi)
Turn left onto Wordsworth St
Destination will be on the right
(0.2 mi)


i3 Detroit

1481 Wordsworth

"i3 Detroit is a collaborative environment for people to explore the balance between technology, art and culture. We feel the best way to create this environment is to bring like mind people together that share a common passion for technology, art and culture." photo by Core77


17.1 mi from i3 Detroit to TechShop
Head east on Wordsworth St toward Wanda St (0.2 mi)
Turn right at the 2nd cross street onto West End St (0.5 mi)
Turn left onto W 8 Mile Rd (0.4 mi)
Slight right onto E 8 Mile Srv Rd (0.2 mi)
Slight right toward Chrysler Service Dr (0.2 mi)
Merge onto Chrysler Service Dr (0.1 mi)
Take the ramp on the left onto I-75 S (2.2 mi)
Take exit 56B to merge onto M-8 W/Davison Fwy (1.6 mi)
Take the exit on the left toward S Downtown (0.4 mi)
Merge onto M-10 S (2.9 mi)
Take exit 4B for Interstate 94 W toward Chicago (0.4 mi)
Merge onto I-94 W (5.7 mi)
Take exit 209 for Rotunda Dr (0.1 mi)
Turn left onto Rotunda Dr (1.9 mi)
Turn left onto Republic Dr
Destination will be on the right
(0.3 mi)



800 Republic Drive, Allen Park, MI

http://techshop.ws/ts_detroit.html "Ford and TechShop, Inc. have come together in a collaborative effort to open a brand new TechShop location in the Detroit area. We welcome all innovators – from backyard tinkerers to software engineers – to use our resources and bring an idea to life or invent the next big thing in automotive technology." photo by Joseph Flaherty