Detroit Itinerary and Points of Interest
Friday, February 21st
Depart IIT 6:30 am (CST)
Students are responsible for coordinating car pools. Faculty will meet students in Ann Arbor.
Arrive University of Michigan 11:30 am (EST)
Tour School of Architecture and meet w/ students
Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning
University of Michigan
2000 Bonisteel Boulevard
Ann Arbor, MI
[Park in lot off of Fuller Road near Bonisteel]
Points of interest:
University of Michigan Museum of Art [open 11am-5pm]
Zingerman’s Deli [422 Detroit Street]
Depart University of Michigan 1:00 pm
[Grab lunch on route to Detroit]
En route to rendez-vous 2:00 pm meet at Michigan Building Parking Garage 
Renaissance Style Parking Garage
220 Bagley Street
[Corner of Bagley Street and Grand River Avenue, limited street parking available]
Meet in lobby of Michigan Building Offices (do not enter from garage). Faculty will direct you to stair entry. Limited to ten minute visit.
Arrive Detroit Public Library 2:45 pm, Top Floor at the Detroit Collaborative Design Center Exhibition
Introduction to the City by Charles Cross [Landscape Architect and Urban Designer, DCDC and Faculty of University of Detroit Mercy School of Architecture]
5201 Woodward Avenue. [Across from the Detroit Institute of Art]
Main Entry is from Cass Ave.
Street Parking available or park in parking structure off of Putnam Street.
Presentation will be across the hall from the exhibition on the upper level.
Tour City 3:45 pm, depart library
a. Packard Plant/Bloody Run [East Grand Boulevard and Concord Street] Street Parking available
b. Heidelberg Project http://www.heidelberg.org/ [3600 Heidelberg Street, Detroit]
5:15 pm, meet at Mies Memorial [in strip mall]
c. Lafayette Park miesdetroit [1561 East Lafayette Street, Detroit]
[Park in strip mall parking lot, memorial is between the two strips, we’ll meet there and walk to the town homes together]
d. Michigan Central Train Depot (abandoned rail station), 16th Ave. and Lacombe Drive [Roosevelt Park]
Street parking available
6:30 pm, Third Year Social Hour/Debrief
e. Practice:Space practicespace
2801 14th Street, Detroit, Street parking available
7:00 pm, Brief presentation by Justin Mast about practice:space and Rebecca Bucky Willis about Bleeding Heart Design
Dinner on own
Saturday, February 22nd
Meet at Eastern Market Offices, 2934 Russell Street, Detroit
Dan Carmody, President, Eastern Market Corporation will speak to us about the Institution’s mission and vision.
Meet at Belle Isle Aquarium (1904 designed by Albert Khan)
8109 E Jefferson Ave., Belle Isle, Detroit (1880s Frederick Law Olmsted)
Drive through Boston Edison Neighborhood
140 Edison, Detroit [Eastern Portion: between Woodward Ave. and the Lodge Freeway: on Boston Boulevard, Longfellow and Edison Ave.]
13100 Klinger Street, Detroit
Powerhouse Productions / Skateboard Park / Design 99
the power house
1:00 pm Lunch
See pdf list of suggested locations.
Detroit Institute of Art (Diego Rivera)
5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit
Meet at Group Entry at 2:30 pm. Bring $5 cash for entry. Street park or park for $6 in garage at Warren/John R. (Structure #3)
4:30/5:00 pm Return to Chicago
En route back consider:
The Alley Project, Avis Street between Elsmere and Woodsmere, Southwest Detroit