Connecting the Community

Chroma connects our members and the community to add to the vibrancy of Detroit.

Let's Connect

Inspired By and Created For The Community

Chroma is a space designed to foster innovation, collaboration, and creativity through cultural programs and experiences that enrich the community.

Chroma Detroit

Who We Are

Chroma honors the musical, artistic and automotive legacy of Milwaukee Junction and the North End as well as the diversity and creativity of the community today.

Explore the Neighborhood

Chroma is surrounded by unique and exciting local businesses in the North End.

Food & Drink

Baobab Fare

Bucharest Grill



Joe Louis Southern Kitchen


Food & Drink

Milwaukee Caffé

Oak & Reel

Parks Old Style Bar-B-Q

Supino Pizzeria

The Gathering Coffee Co.

The Kitchen, by Cooking by Que

Food & Drink

Time Will Tell


Retail & Shopping

By Popular Demand The Collective

Ferne Boutique


Vault of Midnight

Beauty, Health and Wellness

Crème Brulee

Full Lotus Yoga

Golden Aura Wellness

New Center Yoga

Textures by Nefertiti

The Schvitz

Beauty, Health and Wellness

The TEN Nail Bar



Ford Piquette Avenue Plant

Fortress Studios

Howrani Studios

The Jam Handy

Oakland Avenue Artists Coalition

Red Door Gallery

Culture & Farms

Michigan Urban Farming Initiative

Oakland Avenue Urban Farm

Replay Café

Tangent Gallery

Neighbor Spotlights

Detroit People's Co-op

The Detroit People's Food Co-op (DPFC) is a community-owned grocery cooperative committed to serving the diverse needs of our urban community while promoting health, sustainability, and empowerment. You can be part of an organization dedicated to contributing to the health and self-determination of our community with special discounts by becoming a member/owner, or by joining their team directly.


HOT BONES is an infrared yoga and pilates studio combined with a bone broth bar on a mission to redefine and simplify wellness, while focusing on the wisdom of ancient health practices. The class formats range from heated high-intensity HIIT Pilates and Sculpt Yoga classes to Restorative Yoga and Sound Baths for recovery. The to-go broths will nourish Detroiters with grounding and nutritious health properties to revitalize collagen, minerals, and amino acids to nurture the body's building blocks with a true superfood.

Modish Creative Co.

Looking for a brand refresh? Look no further than Modish Creative Co. Thought-provoking and funky, Modish is a full-service agency that is turning heads by offering cohesive brand identities, custom graphic design work, engaging social media, eye-catching package design, enticing web design, unique photography, and captivating videography through eye-catching graphics and vivid colors.


Have you heard about the SHOP? The SHOP is TechTown Detroit's world-class pop-up that supports entrepreneurs through retail lease opportunities inside the Fisher Building. Current tenants include YarnNerds, Boho Luxe Detroit and Alcott's Attic Bookstore. Check them out anytime between Tuesday through Sunday and late on show nights!

Pure Detroit

One of the many local gems within the Fisher Building, Pure Detroit hosts tours and showcases unique Detroit home goods, apparel, and gifts. The home goods collection includes fun hand-crafted items like unique made-to-order Seatbelt Bags, candles with fun Detroit scents like Belle Isle Beach and Hamtramck Paczki, stylish Detroit maps printed on mugs, flasks or lamps, Detroit-themed coasters, Pewabic pottery, and Detroit-made Leadhead Glass Terrariums.

MG Studio

Located right down the street on West Grand Blvd, MG Studio was founded by self-taught chemist and cosmetologist of over 25 years, Nicole Grant, who formulates and packages MG Studio haircare. MG Studio showcases that healthy hair is part of having a healthy lifestyle. By providing over 20 different products, services, exclusive memberships AND priceless information on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle when it comes to hair and scalp.

MeanRed Productions

Working in the industry for over 20 years, Jen Lyon, the creative force behind MeanRed Productions, has crafted innovative concepts to execute high-impact events, redefining the music scene by partnering with industry giants, curating stellar festivals, and orchestrating campaigns that resonate. They've showcased trailblazing talents, including Diplo, Travis Scott, and Four Tet, to name a few.

American Riad

Nestled along the iconic Oakland Avenue, the American Riad transformed a once abandoned lot into a public space for gatherings, workshops, gardening, performances, and the display of local and international art in order to promote Art, Housing, and Justice. Steel arabesques join formerly abandoned buildings to create a shared courtyard for the development of a land trust, creating eight residences and six businesses while protecting them against gentrification through a model of long-term affordable housing and businesses.

Detroit Design District

Artistic innovation comes to life within the Detroit Design District, a Method Development building that is the residence of visionary art and design centers including BULK SPACE, Midwest Commons, I.M. Weiss Gallery, Boro Detroit, and Vault of Midnight Detroit.

K. Walker Collective

Birthed from black pride, spirit, culture, resilience, and joy, K. Walker Collective is the essence of clothing and apparel driven by servitude, solidarity, and unapologetic dedication to the classic man and woman innately rooted in infectious individualism and pristine appearance. Standing for style and the audacious who champion change, not only in their everyday actions but their everyday wear, we're excited to have welcomed the K. Walker Collective into our neighborhood this past November!

I.M. Weiss Gallery

Focused on contemporary craft disciplines, artists, and the ideas that make compelling objects, the I.M. Weiss gallery was founded in 2014 by Isabelle Weiss, an accredited appraiser, and contemporary fine/decorative arts specialist, to nurture a new generation of Detroit's iconic craft and design legacy. Located a few blocks down from Chroma, the gallery is turning heads throughout the country by showcasing functional art pieces and the creative experimentation that's happening throughout Michigan.

First Congregational Church of Detroit

Amongst an estimated 200 Underground Railroad stops, the First Congregational Church was the last stop to many as refugees were hidden in the church until being led to boats on the Detroit River. Today, it features an Underground Railroad Living Museum, the Station House, along with a Flight to Freedom Tour, both of which capture and sustains the national legacy of the Underground Railroad.

Shops at the Fisher Building

The Fashion Place, Mature, Peacock Room, Pure Detroit, Shy vs. Bold, Yama, and More

The Shops at the Fisher Building features stores including The Fashion Place, Mature, Peacock Room, Pure Detroit, Shy vs. Bold, and Yama, you can acquire the look and more from sought-after brands along with one-of-a-kind pieces all in one location. If you have time, grab a cup of coffee from Stella Good Coffee, a bite to eat from Promenade Artisan Foods, and check out Blackbird Gallery for the ideal shopping day.

The TEN Nail Bar

Pamper yourself after a hard day's work and endless seasonal todo's at The TEN Nail Bar at their self care flagship location right in New Center! Promising to manicure every nail to perfection, their product line and performance are exceptional. From customer service to the atmosphere, the TEN Nail Bar is dedicated to delivering #nailfie worthy salon experiences to the Detroit community.

Vault of Midnight

Located a few buildings down from Chroma, Vault of Midnight features a super selection of comic books, board games, manga and nerdy curios, and offers services ranging from subscriptions, book of the month, special orders, appraisals + buying, events, and more.

Irwin House

Irwin House Gallery is the current outgrowth of Valerie Irwin and her late husband, Council B. Irwin, Jr. and their love and support for the Detroit community and the arts. The center’s programs include a robust schedule of themed solo and group exhibitions, an artist-in-residency development program, regular artist symposiums, and educational workshops, as well as hands-on opportunities for youth, community, veterans, and seniors groups.

Baobab Fare

Hungry? Baobab Fare is an East African restaurant, market, and juice bar, offering an array of prepared menu items, groceries, juices, and other retail products from East Africa. Owned by and operated by Nadia Nijimbere and Hamissi Mamba, a wife and husband team, that came to the United States from Burundi in 2014. Baobab serves as a meeting place for other immigrants and Detroiters alike, where all are welcomed and embraced.

The Gathering Coffee Co.

As a philanthropic coffee company seeking to craft change and sustainability, The Gathering Coffee Co. and partner the Eightfold Collective seek to bring artists together for a cup of coffee. A studio at the back of their building provides a cost-effective resource for Detroit video artists. In addition, they also have a dark room that is open for others to develop their film. It’s their vision for the building and coffee shop to progress over time into a staple creative community space.

Textures By Nefertiti

Chroma's neighbor Textures By Nefertiti is more than a shop, it's a community. Owner Nefertiti seeks to coach African-American individuals who are ready for the process of embracing their kinky or curly hair. Combining her knowledge of natural hair care, fashion, and extensive training in the spiritual arts (reiki, yoga, energy balancing, and meditation), Nefertiti offers a holistic spa experience right down the street.


Kiesling is a local bar right next door to Chroma with a history in itself dating back to the 1890s. From cafe, saloon, and watering hole, Kiesling has grown with the community over the years and was recently restored after decades of neglect to the neighborhood bar it is today. The crew at Kiesling loves good wine, a rare spirit, and a good story, so whether you're looking for a divey beer-and-shot combo or a craft cocktail made from scratch served without pretension, welcome home!

Milwaukee Caffè

One of our favorite spots in the neighborhood is Milwaukee Caffè — the perfect spot to grab an Italian-inspired coffee on your way to Chroma.

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Art at Chroma

Chroma’s walls are adorned with art, both inside and out, including this piece from Melanie Janisse Barlow’s Lafayette Series painting, “At the Counter.” In addition to it’s permanent collection, Chroma also hosts pop-up curated exhibits.

2937 E Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48202

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