AIA Detroit: The American Institute of Architects Guide to Detroit Architecture
"AIA Detroit: The American Institute of Architects Guide to Detroit Architecture" by Eric J. Hill and John Gallagher
With its sleek look and easy-to-use layout, this completely new guide to Detroit architecture provides a fresh, in-depth look at the city of Detroit and distinctive nearby environments. Organized as a series of walking (or driving) tours beginning with the Downtown area, the guide moves north, west, and east to explore the city's many districts and neighborhoods, and then takes a look at the special environments of the Grosse Pointe Lakeshore, the Cranbrook educational community, the GM Technical Center, and Ford's Dearborn. Photographs of each site and numerous useful maps throughout help readers visualize the locales. "AIA Detroit" serves as a much-needed tool in uncovering and navigating the city's rich architectural heritage for citizens, tourists, and architecture students alike.
Paperback: 371 pages
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