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A Walking Tour of Albert Kahn-Designed Homes in Detroit’s Historic Indian Village
October 1, 2022 , 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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A Walking Tour of Albert Kahn-Designed Homes in Detroit’s Historic Indian Village

Please join us on this 90-minute walking tour of about a dozen Albert Kahn-designed homes in Detroit’s historic Indian Village. As we stroll around the homes, historian Bill Worden will provide insight into the history and design.  We will also have exclusive access to tour the inside of one of the homes.

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Space is limited to 25 people.

Fee:  $20 members, $30 nonmembers

Price includes tour, water, snacks

Rain or shine

Our docent/tour guide is William Worden, a native Detroiter. Bill was Director of Historic Designation for the City of Detroit for nearly 30 years. He served on the Board of Advisors of the National Trust for Historic Preservation for nine years and was given the title of “Advisor Emeritus.” A long-time board member of the Michigan Historic Preservation Network, he was eventually elected the organization’s Chairman.  An award-winning maritime historian, he was responsible for the nomination of three ships as National Historic Landmarks and was president of the Steamer Columbia Foundation, which tried to restore to Bob-Lo Boat Columbia to operation in Detroit.  A former president of the historic Indian Village Association, he and his wife Barbara have lived in the neighborhood since 1976. 

 

Meet up point: outside the Waldorf School, 2555 Burns, corner of Charlevoix, in Indian Village.

Parking: available in the surface lot across from the school or on the street.

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Albert Kahn and the Packard Proving Grounds Historic Site
The Albert Kahn Legacy Foundation and the Packard Motor Car Foundation present
October 20, 2022 , 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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The Albert Kahn Legacy Foundation and the Packard Motor Car Foundation present

The Albert Kahn Legacy:  An Evening at the Packard Proving Grounds

October 20, 2022
5:30PM – 8:30PM
Registration Fee: $59
Free Parking!
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Just us as we explore the history of Albert Kahn and the Packard Proving Grounds.  
 
Some of the highlights will include:
-Docent-led tours of the Albert Kahn-designed Lodge house and the William Kapp -designed Chrysler tank building
-A presentation by John Cole about the relationship between Kahn and the Packard Motor Car Company
-Talk by Roger Luksik about the Packard Motor Car Foundation
-Dinner, wine & beer in the beautiful Kahn-designed Repair Garage
-Silent Auction
 

Enjoy the night as you stroll through these historic buildings, see vintage cars, and hear the stories about this unique era.

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Past Events

Virtual Talk with Michael G. Smith
Albert and Julius Kahn: The Invention of the Modern Factory
July 24, 2021 , All Day
Albert and Julius Kahn: The Invention of the  Modern Factory

Author and architectural historian Michael G. Smith discussed how Albert and Julius revolutionized modern day factories.

Watch the recording below:

 

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