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MotorCities Automotive Heritage New Center Walking Tour -- June

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  • Event Title: MotorCities Automotive Heritage New Center Walking Tour -- June
  • Event Date(s): Saturday, June 25, 2022 1 - 3 p.m.
  • Event Location: City Institute, 440 Burroughs St, Detroit, MI
  • Event Description: Although the Model T was famously produced off Woodward Avenue in Highland Park, the birthplace and ideation of the Model T happened right in Detroit’s New Center and Milwaukee Junction neighborhoods. On this walking tour, we will experience the past, present and future of this iconic Detroit area, going back in time with a visit into the Piquette Plant itself and speak with the innovators who now call these neighborhoods home. Stops include: Piquette Plant Milwaukee Junction neighborhood Pingree Detroit Woodward Retail Corridor and other new developments This tour series is generously sponsored by MotorCities. The tour begins promptly at 1 pm. Please allow yourself a sufficient amount of time to find parking and arrive at the location.