FREE Pure Detroit Tours: Fisher building & more in November @puredetroit

Pure Detroit Tour FisherbuildingPure Detroit is continuing its 15th anniversary celebrations throughout the year with another month of free tours of the Fisher Building, Guardian Building, downtown Detroit’s abundant skyscraper stock and an informative tour of how the lower Woodward Corridor has shaped the city.Pure Detroit FISHER BUILDING tours are completely free & open to the public of all ages. Photography is encouraged. Learn intimate details as well as see firsthand the exquisite design and ornamentation of the interior arcade including one-of-a-kind mosaics, painted ceilings, Art Deco chandeliers and the finest craftsmanship in stone, brass and bronze. The tour will feature an extensive history of the building as well as a trip to the 26nd floor for excellent photo opportunities. The tour begins at our Pure Detroit shop at the north entrance of the building (Second & Lothrop), where plenty of metered parking and paid secured parking (Tony’s Lot — $5) is available. You’ll be able to sign up for the tour when you arrive (no advanced sign up is necessary).

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Pure Detroit GUARDIAN BUILDING tours are completely free & open to the public of all ages. Photography is encouraged. See first hand the intricate design and exquisite detail of Rowland’s artistic achievement, including works by muralist Erza Winter, tile installations by Pewabic Pottery’s Mary Chase Stratton and sculpture by Corrado Parducci. The Guardian Building is a National Historic Landmark. The tour begins at our Pure Detroit shop in the retail promenade of the Guardian Building at 500 Griswold. There is metered parking and paid secured parking available on Congress and Griswold Streets. You’ll be able to sign up for the tour when you arrive (no advanced sign up is necessary).

 

Pure Detroit Tour Schedule

Pure Detroit DOWNTOWN SKYSCRAPER tours are completely free & open to the public of all ages. Photography is encouraged. Conducted by historic preservationist and urban planner Michael Boettcher, our outdoor downtown skyscraper tour covers the Guardian Building, the Penobscot Building, the First National Building as well as the towering contemporary behemoth known as the Renaissance Center. In addition, patrons of the tour will be able to soak up the urban splendor of Campus Martius Park in the heart of downtown Detroit. The tour begins at our Pure Detroit shop in the retail promenade of the Guardian Building at 500 Griswold. There is metered parking and paid secured parking available on Congress and Griswold Streets. You’ll be able to sign up for the tour when you arrive (no advanced sign up is necessary).

As always, additional information is available weekly through  Pure Detroit’s Facebook page and Twitter feed.

             Pure Detroit Tours Schedule

***THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21***

Downtown Skyscraper Tour @ 2pm

Completely free & open to the public of all ages. Photography is encouraged. Conducted by historic preservationist and urban planner Michael Boettcher, our outdoor downtown skyscraper tour covers the Guardian Building, the Penobscot Building, the First National Building as well as the towering contemporary behemoth known as the Renaissance Center. In addition, patrons of the tour will be able to soak up the urban splendor of Campus Martius Park in the heart of downtown Detroit. The tour begins at our Pure Detroit shop in the retail promenade of the Guardian Building at 500 Griswold. There is metered parking and paid secured parking available on Congress and Griswold Streets. You’ll be able to sign up for the tour when you arrive (no advanced sign up is necessary).

 

***SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23***

Fisher Building Tour @ 11am

Completely free & open to the public of all ages. Photography is encouraged. Includes trip to 26th floor of the building. The tour begins at our Pure Detroit shop at the north entrance of the building (Second & Lothrop), where plenty of metered parking and paid secured parking (Tony’s Lot, $5) is available.

 

Guardian Building Tour @ 11am

Completely free & open to the public of all ages. Photography is encouraged. See first hand the intricate design and exquisite detail of Rowland’s artistic achievement, including works by muralist Erza Winter, tile installations by Pewabic Pottery’s Mary Chase Stratton and sculpture by Corrado Parducci. The Guardian Building is a National Historic Landmark. The tour begins at our Pure Detroit shop in the retail promenade of the Guardian Building at 500 Griswold. There is metered parking and paid secured parking available on Congress and Griswold Streets. You’ll be able to sign up for the tour when you arrive (no advanced sign up is necessary).

 

Downtown Skyscraper Tour @ 1pm

Completely free & open to the public of all ages. Photography is encouraged. Conducted by historic preservationist and urban planner Michael Boettcher, our outdoor downtown skyscraper tour covers the Guardian Building, the Penobscot Building, the First National Building as well as the towering contemporary behemoth known as the Renaissance Center. In addition, patrons of the tour will be able to soak up the urban splendor of Campus Martius Park in the heart of downtown Detroit. The tour begins at our Pure Detroit shop in the retail promenade of the Guardian Building at 500 Griswold. There is metered parking and paid secured parking available on Congress and Griswold Streets. You’ll be able to sign up for the tour when you arrive (no advanced sign up is necessary).

 

***SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30***

Fisher Building Tour @ 11am

Completely free & open to the public of all ages. Photography is encouraged. Includes trip to 26th floor of the building. The tour begins at our Pure Detroit shop at the north entrance of the building (Second & Lothrop), where plenty of metered parking and paid secured parking (Tony’s Lot, $5) is available.

 

As always, Pure Detroit shops for all tours will be open & ready for your business.

 

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Source: Pure Detroit Tours Schedule For November
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