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150 Years of MIT Architecture: Detroit Design Tour

  • 1340 Atwater Street Detroit, MI, 48207 United States (map)

MITArchA (MIT Architecture Alumni) and MITSEM (MIT Club of Southeast Michigan invite you to join MIT SA+P (Course 4) Alumni Tour Guides Robert Ziegelman, AIA, MArch ’59; Constance Bodurow, Assoc. AIA, AICP, CUD, SMArchS ’91; Noah Resnick, RA, SMArchS, ’04, for a design oriented tour of downtown Detroit architecture to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the MIT SA+P and Detroit Month of Design 2018.

The tour will begin at Rivard (Cullen) Plaza followed by a tour of downtown. The event will conclude with a stop at an Eastern Market restaurant for refreshments. Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable walking shoes and weather appropriate apparel. If the weather is extremely inclement, the tour will be rescheduled. We encourage participants to stay downtown for the evening, have dinner, and attend other events, such as Light up Livernois ( Register today!

Route Map -

START: Cullen Plaza - Constance: Introduction and overview 
STOP 1: RenCen - Bob
STOP 2: Deco Core – Constance
STOP 3: Capital Park - Noah
STOP 4: Skillman Library - Noah
STOP 5: DTE - Bob
STOP 6: Lafayette Park/Mies Townhouses - Neil McEachern
STOP 7: Refreshments/Eastern Market 
END: Cullen Plaza

Date: 9/29/2018
Time: 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Rivard (Cullen) Plaza
1340 Atwater Street
Detroit, MI 48207

MITArchA / MITSEM Members: $10
MIT10 / Current MIT students: Free
Non-Member Alumni and Guests: $15

We will meet up by the Carousel.
Parking is free.

Earlier Event: September 22
MITArcha Dinner @ Sulmona
Later Event: September 29
Fractal Worlds @ ARTECHOUSE