Preservation Detroit

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The Deal

  • $16 for a two-hour historical walking tour for two; valid in July only ($24 value)
  • $16 for a two-hour historical walking tour for two; valid in August only ($24value)
  • $16 for a two-hour historical walking tour for two; valid in September only ($24value)

Knowledgeable guides supply historical facts and anecdotes during tours, which are offered on Saturdays at 10 A.M.. Saturday tours pass by the Cultural Center, Downtown, Eastern Market, or Midtown.

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Sep 30, 2015. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Valid only for option purchased. Appropriate footwear for walking is required. Choose from Saturday 10 am tours: Eastern Market Tour, Downtown Tour, or Cultural Center & Midtown Tour. Online reservation required; subject to availability. Tours take place rain or shine. Not valid for Annual Historic Movie Palaces Tour, Cemetery Tours, or other special tours. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Preservation Detroit

Preservation Detroit, founded in 1975, is Detroit's oldest and one of the largest group dedicated to historic preservation. Over the past four decades, the non-profit preservation organization has become a leading advocate for the protection and rehabilitation of Detroit's historic homes, skyscrapers, and culturally rich sites. They have used a variety of educational and research programs, along with advocacy and awareness campaigns to help grow support for the conservation Detroit's built heritage. Part of this mission includes encouraging the redevelopment of neighborhoods throughout the city around these historic structures, providing an anchor for residential areas and helping increase economic investment.

An all-volunteer organization, Preservation Detroit's volunteers and members continue to nurture their community's passion for historical treasures through lectures, seasonal newsletters, and tours. The organization continues to live up to its name; in 2014 they helped conduct a historic preservation resource survey that recorded property-by-property information in six historic Detroit district, and most recently, their advocacy efforts have played a large part in sparing both the State Savings Bank and the Eddystone Hotel from demolition.

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