The city of Warren, in Michigan is a suburb of Detroit. It is the biggest city in the County of Macomb with more than 134,000 people. General Motors Technical Center has its headquarters within the city of Warren. A wide variety of companies are located here, including the head office of Big Boy Restaurants International, Campbell Ewald, Asset Acceptance and the Cadillac Motor Car Division of General Motors. The United States Army Detroit Arsenal is situated in the city of Warren, together with the Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center and Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command.
About the year 1835, the Warren area was inhabited by farmers. It wasn't until 1909, that the village became established, and wasn't until the year 1957 that the city of Warren was incorporated. The city grew quickly until the 1970s, but has since been declining in population. The main employment sectors in Warren are manufacturing, healthcare, accommodation and food services, transportation equipment, construction, social assistance, educational services, and scientific, technical and professional services. Roughly 25% of the labor force is employed in professional, management and related careers.
The following are a few of the city's leading businesses: St John Health Corporation; MSX International, Inc.; Detroit-Macomb Hospital Corporation; Central; Logistics Insight Corp; TI Group Automotive; Systems, LLC; AZ Automotive Corp; Van Art Furniture Inc; IBM: AAC Investors Inc; Adventist Midwest Health; TI Automotive Inc; Asset Acceptance Capital Corp; Macomb Community College; Bog Boy Restaurants International; Warren Consolidated School District; Petsmart; Production Tool and Supply Company and JP Morgan Chase.
Warren has 24 parks, a city community center and a recreation center providing a wide range of activities for residents and guests, old and young alike. The city's Fine Arts Center offers workshops and classes. The Warren Civic Theatre and the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts are two major performance locations. Every season, the Warren Symphony Orchestra performs numerous concerts.
The Detroit metropolitan area has quite a few interesting museums, such as the Detroit Children's Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art, Motown Historical Museum, National Museum of the Tuskegee Airmen, Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, Lincoln Park Historical Museum and Detroit Historical Museum. Other Detroit metro attractions include the Detroit Zoo, Ford Community & Performing Arts Center, Family Aquatic Center at Chandler Park, Historic Fort Wayne Automotive Hall of Fame, The New Detroit Science Center and Model T. Automotive Heritage Complex.