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$10 for a Historical Walking Tour for Two in June, July, August, or September from Preservation Detroit ($20 Value)

Mackenzie House, Home of Preservation Detroit

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Guides pilot tours into Detroit's historically significant districts: Cultural Center, Eastern Market, Downtown, and Midtown

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Promotional value expires Sep 28, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 4 per person, may buy 4 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required; subject to availability and weather. Appropriate footwear for walking is required. Valid only for Tuesday After-Work tour or Saturday Eastern Market, Downtown, or Cultural Center/Midtown tours. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

$10 for a Historical Walking Tour for Two ($20 Value)

Choose a tour that is only redeemable during one of the following months: June, July, August, or September. Knowledgeable guides supply historical facts and anecdotes during tours, which are offered on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Saturday tours pass by the Cultural Center, Downtown, Eastern Market, or Midtown. On Tuesdays After Work, guests stroll through downtown past skyscrapers or sculptures, fountains, and art.

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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96% of 270 customers recommend

  • “Wonderful tour. Be prepared to walk about 3 miles. Full of interesting information. The guide should ask all in group where they are from as an ice-breaker.”

  • “Great tour!”

  • “Very interesting & informative tour of both popular and rare sights.”

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    Mackenzie House, Home of Preservation Detroit

    4735 Cass Ave

    Detroit, MI 48201

    +13135773559

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