ParkDetroit requires a one hour minimum, which many consider an additional tax on the citizen. There is also a 15-cent “convenience fee” applied to every transaction. Further, the kiosk requires all drivers to enter their license plate number in order to park their vehicle.
Named for Detroit businessman, philanthropist, and U.S. Senator, Thomas W. Palmer, the area of Detroit known as Palmer Park is the site of Merrill Humane Fountain (1904), Palmer Log Cabin (1887), and the Old Spanish Bell (1793