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Mid Century Dealers and things to see in Detroit?

Postby alexforum » Sat Sep 05, 2009 4:13 pm

Hey all,

I will be visiting Detroit for a few days next week. I will be working mostly, but I was wondering if anyone here on Lottaliving knows of any good mcm dealers, thrift stores or even just places to see?

I'd appreciate any advice very much, since I haven't had the time to do much research...

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Postby Gnomus » Sat Sep 05, 2009 6:55 pm

Motown Records is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The house where it all started is now a museum.

2648 West Grand Blvd, Detroit

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Postby classic form » Sun Sep 06, 2009 3:03 am

Well I don't get to Detroit often but there is Lafayette Park by Mies and Cranbrook off the top of my head. There are a few stores around but can't come up with any.

If you like FLLW there is a nice example in Ann Arbor, not too far of a drive

http://www.vrbo.com/246204

A little farther yet in Kalamazoo is a house designed by George Nelson I'd be happy to show you.

Sorry I'm not much help but I'll update the thread as I find/think of more.

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Postby nichols » Sat Sep 12, 2009 2:17 pm

These are the two places I want to see first in Detroit

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Postby classic form » Sun Sep 13, 2009 3:59 am

Make sure you have some Verners while you are there.

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Postby alexforum » Mon Sep 21, 2009 4:02 am

Thanks for all the suggestions!

I had a very tight schedule, but I did get to see the 'Stuffed Animal House' which is part of the 'Heidelberg Project', an ongoing outdoor art project by Tyree Guyton covering two whole blocks of Detroit's east side.

Another Detroit folk art project not to be missed is the 'Hamtramck Disneyland'...

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Postby Futura Girl » Tue Apr 24, 2012 11:13 pm

what about Dearborn Michigan and Henry Ford's Museum?
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