This event will begin and end at:
JW Marriott Grand Rapids
235 Louis Campau NW
Grand Rapids, MI, 49503
Join AIA Grand Rapids and AIGA West Michigan for an Architectural Walking Tour of downtown Grand Rapids. See "Furniture City" as you haven't seen it before and learn something new about our city! Take in the spring weather with other members of the design and architectural community as we hear from an experienced guide.
We invent cities. We create streets and we construct buildings. Whether the structures are historic, brand new, a combination of both, or a glimpse into our future, they provide a creative portrayal of our collective story of our “place”, our built environment. No one architectural style is more important than another…they are all invaluable pages in our city’s scrapbook. Each building tells a story as we physically move through time. We start with buildings prior to Urban Renewal, then move into the 1960’s and forward, and ultimately into our architectural future. This 75-90 minute tour will begin and conclude at the JW Marriott Hotel Lobby.
*The tour group will depart promptly at 10:30 AM. Attendees should arrive early to allow time to sign tour waiver.*
AIGA Professional Members: $5
AIGA Student Members: $5
AIA Professional Members: $5
Professional Non-members: $15
Student Non-members: $15
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