Detroit ranked among America's top 10 downtowns

(WXYZ) - Known around the country and even the globe as a city full of grit, crime, corruption and financial problems, Detroit is finally making a top 10 list that looks beyond that.

According to Detroit has been ranked among America's best downtowns, coming in at number 9.

The site credits the beautiful architecture from the pre-World War II era, the downtown ballparks, along with excellent restaurants.

Here's a look at the top 10:

  • 10.) Milwaukee
  • 9.) Detroit
  • 8.) Seattle
  • 7.) Boston
  • 6.) Miami
  • 5.) Philadelphia
  • 4.) San Francisco
  • 3.) Chicago
  • 2.) Washington, D.C.
  • 1.) New York City

So what do you think? What are you favorite parts about Downtown Detroit? Any cities that should or shouldn't have made the list? Leave your comments below or write to us on Facebook and Twitter .

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