A History Lover S Guide To Detroit

A History Lover s Guide to Detroit
Publisher Arcadia Publishing
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Category History
Total Pages 176
ISBN 9781467135672
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Detroit's auto heritage is known worldwide, but this fascinating city's history runs much deeper. Step inside the tiny recording studio where Berry Gordy, a young entrepreneur who faced tremendous prejudice, created a music empire that broke down racial barriers. Tour Art Deco masterpieces so spectacular they're called "cathedrals" to commerce and finance. Walk in the footsteps of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to Cobo Hall, where he first delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech. Join Karin Risko for an intimate tour of the city that put the world on wheels and discover an amazing history of innovation, philanthropy, social justice and culture.

A History Lover s Guide to Detroit
  • Author : Karin Risko
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018

Detroit's auto heritage is known worldwide, but this fascinating city's history runs much deeper. Step inside the tiny recording studio where Berry Gordy, a young entrepreneur who faced tremendous prejudice, created a music empire that broke down racial barriers. Tour Art Deco masterpieces so spectacular they're called "cathedrals" to commerce

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History Lover s Guide to Baltimore  A
  • Author : Brennen Jensen
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-10-20

Read online History Lover s Guide to Baltimore A written by Brennen Jensen, published by Arcadia Publishing which was released on . Download full History Lover s Guide to Baltimore A Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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History Lover s Guide to Dallas  A
  • Author : Georgette Driscoll
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-09-16

Don't let the drawl fool you--Dallas boasts a dynamic history full of explosive growth. The cityscape itself seems eager to measure up to the outsized personalities that forged the town's identity. A sixty-seven-and-a-half-foot-tall giraffe statue greets visitors to the Dallas Zoo, while guests exiting the Joule Hotel encounter the gaze

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A History Lover s Guide to Minneapolis
  • Author : Sherman Wick,Holly Day
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-12-02

Minneapolis began at the Falls of St. Anthony, the sole waterfall on the Mississippi River. The cataract, the great hydrological engine, propelled the city's economic growth and physical expansion, and two distinct municipal identities emerged. A city of seasons, Minneapolis celebrates winter flurries and chills with ice skating and hot

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A History Lover s Guide to Milwaukee
  • Author : James Nelsen
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-10-18

Milwaukee is often described as a "big small town," and its quirky character stems from its many neighborhoods--each with its own stories to tell. Early territorial disputes, for example, led to the horribly (or humorously) misaligned streets of downtown. The city's signature rectangular pizza was born in the Third Ward.

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A History Lover s Guide to Austin
  • Author : Jason Weems
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-03-08

Witness the rise of a metropolis from the tiny frontier outpost of Waterloo into a world leader in culture and technology. Discover the lost treasure of Shoal Creek in Pease Park or just a sense of inner peace amid the koi ponds and waterfalls of the Zilker Botanical Garden. Like

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A History Lover s Guide to Denver
  • Author : Mark A. Barnhouse
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-06-22

Colorado’s Mile High City sits atop a mountain of Old West history—from stories of fortune seekers to captains of industry, immigrants to activist women. Founded in an unlikely spot where dry prairies meet formidable mountains, Denver overcame its doubtful beginning to become the largest and most important city

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A History Lover s Guide to Lincoln
  • Author : Gretchen M. Garrison
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-07-20

A neighborhood-by-neighborhood tour of the Cornhusker State’s capital city by an author who “is a wealth of Nebraska knowledge” (Oh My! Omaha). Dramatic change accompanied Lincoln’s growth from a village of 30 settlers to a city of 300,000. Today, Lincoln retains the residue of its fascinating past for those who

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A History Lover s Guide to Washington  DC
  • Author : Alison Fortier
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-05-06

Experience the history of America’s capitol with this uniquely engaging and informative guidebook. Alternating between site visits and brief historical narratives, this guide tells the story of Washington, DC, from its origins to current times. From George Washington’s Mount Vernon to the Kennedy Center, trek through each era

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A History Lover s Guide to Lexington   Central Kentucky
  • Author : Foster Ockerman,Peter Brackney
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-09-28

“Give[s] a history of Lexington and the region with a special focus on the historic neighborhoods of Lexington and historic sites around the Bluegrass.” —The Kaintuckeean The Athens of the West. The Horse Capital of the World. The Home to the Greatest Tradition in College Basketball. Heart of the

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Hidden History of Detroit
  • Author : Amy Elliott Bragg
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release Date : 2011-10-20

“Engaging” stories of what the Motor City was like before the invention of the motor, with photos and illustrations (Detroit Metro-Times). Long before it became the twentieth-century automotive capital, Detroit was a muddy port town full of grog shops, horse races, haphazard cemeteries, and enterprising bootstrappers from all over the

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The Garden Lover s Guide to the Midwest
  • Author : Paul Bennett
  • Publisher : Princeton Architectural Press
  • Release Date : 2000-05

Our Garden Lover's Guide series has been hailed by Garden Design as "eminently practical" and by Home as "authoritative" and "indispensible." These three new volumes complete our survey of American gardens; together, the four books feature over 500 public gardens across the country. Each book is designed for readers to use

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The Detroit Neighborhood Guidebook
  • Author : Aaron Foley
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017-08-21

Detroiters need to get to know their neighbors better. Wait -- maybe that should be, Detroiters should get to know their neighborhoods better. It seems like everybody thinks they know the neighborhoods here, but because there are so many, the definitions become too broad, the characteristics become muddled, the stories

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A People s History of Detroit
  • Author : Mark Jay,Philip Conklin
  • Publisher : Duke University Press
  • Release Date : 2020-04-17

Recent bouts of gentrification and investment in Detroit have led some to call it the greatest turnaround story in American history. Meanwhile, activists point to the city's cuts to public services, water shutoffs, mass foreclosures, and violent police raids. In A People's History of Detroit, Mark Jay and Philip Conklin

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Best Hikes Near Detroit and Ann Arbor
  • Author : Matt Forster
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2013-07-02

Who says you have to travel far from home to go on a great hike? In Best Hikes Near Detroit and Ann Arbor author Matt Forster details the best hikes within an hour's drive of the Detroit and Ann Arbor area, perfect for the urban and suburbanite hard-pressed to find

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