MotorCities National Heritage Area

Automotive Showplace: 1934 Chrysler Airflow Sedan

Additional Info

  • Event Title: Automotive Showplace: 1934 Chrysler Airflow Sedan
  • Event Date(s): Now through 2020 (Extended due to the Pandemic)
  • Event Location: Detroit Historical Museum, 5401 Woodward Ave, Detroit
  • Event Description: Widely criticized when it debuted for its bold snub-nosed look, the Airflow is now revered by historians as a quintessential representative of an entire movement in automotive styling: but it is not just a great body design. It also possesses a myriad of noteworthy engineering advances under its Art Deco fa├žade. Completely restored by the Chrysler Corporation in 1952, this vehicle was donated to the Detroit Historical Museum in 1959, with 28,443 original miles on it. It recently underwent a cosmetic restoration with support from the MotorCities National Heritage Area.