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42 M A Y / J U N E 2 0 1 7 DETROIT Architectural excursions are plentiful in the Motor City. Preserva- tion Wayne, Detroit's oldest and largest architectural preservation organization, offers tours that focus on famed architect Albert Kahn, known to architectural historians as "the man who built Detroit." De- troit Urban Adventures provides a tour called Detroit's Rise, Fall and Renewal, which showcases the old and the new. Feet on the Street Tours has the motto "Come Hungry, Leave Hap- py." Culinary Escapes offers an insider's view of dining in Detroit. Taste-Full Tours features themed tours, including Beer and BBQ, Sip and Knit, and Motown Chowdown. "We have many walking options, but we also customize motor- coach tours with a step-on guide," said Renee Monforton, director of communications at the Detroit Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau. "Downtown and architectural tours surprise visitors with the breathtaking quality and historic value of the buildings here in Detroit. Brew and food tours are quite popular, too." e Detroit Experience Factory organizes walking, car, bus and bi- cycle tours for groups. Usually organized around a theme, they can be customized. eir Detroit Innovation Tour highlights the city's most innovative projects, and visitors can get an insider's perspective on the city's reinvention. e vibrancy of downtown Detroit is evident as Segway riders zoom past city sites with Inside Detroit Tours. Ma- jor landmarks and historic sites along the way are the RiverWalk, Hart Plaza and the Detroit Opera House. W W W . V I S I T D E T R O I T . C O M Photos courtesy Detroit Metro CVB Spirit of Detroit Fox Theatre Detroit's Guardian Building Kansas Kansas City Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inc. 800.264.1563

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