Southfield is an international city bustling with people from a rich array of cultural, racial, ethnic and religious backgrounds, including large Armenian, African-American, Jewish, Chaldean and Russian populations. Growing up in such an international environment helps make Southfield children "globally prepared" knowledgeable about cultures, customs and traditions.

Some of Southfield's most recognizable landmarks demonstrate the city's diversity, from the gold-domed St. John's Armenian church to the landmark edifice of Congregation Shaarey Zedek synagogue, all among the most beautiful religious architecture in the metro area.

Dining out offers another reminder that Southfield is a global city, with restaurant owners from around the world offering the best in Asian, Italian, African-American, Middle Eastern, Jewish and continental cuisine, just to name a few.

Veterans' Garden at City Hall
Veterans' Garden at City Hall