A Guide to Architecture & Ironwork in Arden Park & Boston-Edison, 1910-1925
October 21, 2023 , 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
A Guide to Architecture & Ironwork
in Arden Park & Boston-Edison, 1910-1925
A walking history tour with Gabriel Craig
Saturday, October 21 at 11:00 am
This walking tour will highlight the architecture and ironwork of homes in the Arden Park and Boston-Edison neighborhoods of Detroit. The meticulously researched tour will feature homes built in the 1910s and 1920s by some of Detroit’s most respected architects of the period including: George D. Mason, Marcus R. Burrowes, Richard H. Marr, Mildner & Eisen, and of course, Albert Kahn. The tour will run approximate 90 minutes, attendees will walk 3 blocks.
$25 members, $30 for non-members
Meeting place: 54 Arden Park, Detroit, MI 48202. On street parking is available.
Gabriel Craig is a metalsmith, writer, and historian. In 2012, he founded Smith Shop with his wife and partner, Amy Weiks. Their nationally prominent studio produces functional and ornamental ironwork of extraordinary design and craftsmanship. Smith Shop has been repeatedly recognized for their work including numerous Detroit Design Awards. In 2020, they received the Craftsman award for excellence from the Parducci Society of Detroit. Craig’s work is in prominent private collections nationally and internationally, and most notably in the collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum.