and Westland are located approximately 25 miles west of Detroit. The
communities are served by a modern network of expressways, allowing
residents convenient access to the many cultural opportunities available
in Detroit including museums, restaurants, the acclaimed
Detroit Symphony Orchestra, professional sports teams, and numerous
entertainment venues. The I-275 expressway, which forms the western
boundary of our communities, has spawned one of the premier high-tech
corridors in the nation.
World famous Greenfield Village
and Henry Ford Museum, The University of Michigan, Michigan State
University, Eastern Michigan University, the University of Detroit, and
Wayne State University are within an hour's drive. Serving Livonia and
Westland are two fine colleges: Schoolcraft College and Madonna
Our communities offer excellent parks, affording
residents ample and varied recreational opportunities during all
seasons. City services are outstanding, including a recently completed
main library in Westland, three municipal golf courses, indoor ice
rinks, and elaborate community centers serving citizens of all ages.
City-owned housing units offer splendid retirement living for area
Support of the arts is a priority in both
communities, with arts commissions, cultural leagues, a city-owned and
operated historical village, a local symphony orchestra, Friends of the
Library, and numerous arts and cultural festivals.
To find out
more about the Livonia Public Schools community, visit the local sites
listed below. Our School/Business Partnership Program is also a great
way to become active and involved in our schools.
Chamber of Commerce - Livonia
City of Livonia
Chamber of Commerce - Westland
City of Westland
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