Detroit-based architect Minoru Yamasaki enjoyed an international reputation for his architectural vision. Locally he designed office buildings, houses of worships, educational institutions, and residences. His legacy includes five buildings located in Detroit’s Cultural Center. Learn more about him and these buildings as well as his architectural contributions to Detroit and the world in this exclusive, behind the scenes tour.
Tickets are only $15! The tour will depart at 10am from the Josephine Ford Sculpture Garden, located at John R and Kirby behind the DIA, on the College for Creative Studies campus. Please arrive 15 minutes before the start of the tour.
Parking: Metered and non metered street parking is available in the immediate area. Paid parking is also available at the Park Shelton parking structure and DIA parking structure and lot.
Tour Day is Docomomo US’ annual national event that works to raise the awareness of and appreciation for buildings, interiors and landscapes designed in the United States during the mid-20th century. Now in its tenth year, Tour Day invites organizations and people across the country to take stock of significant 20th century built design in their state, city, region or neighborhood and celebrate that work with a tour.
Photo courtesy of Kathleen Marcaccio