100 Years of Downtown Detroit Walking Tour – A DDP Centennial Event

LOCATION
Roasting Plant Coffee
660 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI, USA
DATE
Aug 18, 2022

4 p.m.-6 p.m.

2022-08-18 00:00:00America/Detroit100 Years of Downtown Detroit Walking Tour – A DDP Centennial EventA lot has happened in Downtown Detroit in the last 100 years and you’ll learn all about it on this tour. Highlights include an overview of what was happening in Detroit in 1922, how Downtown developed at lightning speed then stalled during the Depression and WWII, the birth of the Civic Center, disinvestment and low occupancy rates, the beginning of the rebirth in 2000 and subsequent restoration of dozens of historic buildings and investment in unparalleled public spaces. Woven throughout this 100 years of history is DDP’s leadership role in creating the Downtown that exists today. Total Walking Distance = ~1.5 miles Duration = ~2 hours Accessibility: We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals to engage fully. To request accommodation or for inquiries about accessibility, please contact hello@thecityinstitute.com at least 2 weeks prior to your desired event. This tour is produced by City Institute and made possible by the Downtown Detroit Partnership. Please visit www.downtowndetroit.org for information on their programs including Downtown Parks schedule of events. Please visit www.thecityinstitute.com to hear interviews with other Detroit residents, community leaders, and small business owners or to schedule a tour for your group on any number of topics.Roasting Plant CoffeeChris Copaciahello@thecityinstitute.com
ADMISSION

$5

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A lot has happened in Downtown Detroit in the last 100 years and you’ll learn all about it on this tour. Highlights include an overview of what was happening in Detroit in 1922, how Downtown developed at lightning speed then stalled during the Depression and WWII, the birth of the Civic Center, disinvestment and low occupancy rates, the beginning of the rebirth in 2000 and subsequent restoration of dozens of historic buildings and investment in unparalleled public spaces. Woven throughout this 100 years of history is DDP’s leadership role in creating the Downtown that exists today.

Total Walking Distance = ~1.5 miles

Duration = ~2 hours

Accessibility:
We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals to engage fully. To request accommodation or for inquiries about accessibility, please contact hello@thecityinstitute.com at least 2 weeks prior to your desired event.

This tour is produced by City Institute and made possible by the Downtown Detroit Partnership. Please visit www.downtowndetroit.org for information on their programs including Downtown Parks schedule of events.

Please visit www.thecityinstitute.com to hear interviews with other Detroit residents, community leaders, and small business owners or to schedule a tour for your group on any number of topics.

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