Preservation Detroit’s mission is to preserve, promote and protect the neighborhoods, cultural resources and structures that define Detroit. Through education and advocacy, research and awareness, Preservation Detroit seeks to preserve the architectural elements that foster more livable urban environments that emphasize neighborhoods and benefit the people who live in them.
This year will mark the 30th annual Theatre Tour, one of Preservation Detroit’s most anticipated and beloved annual events. The Theatre Tour is your chance to get behind-the-scenes at some of the most unique and beautiful buildings in Detroit, including the Music Hall, the Fox Theatre, the Detroit Opera House,
Preservation Detroit believes the reuse of historic buildings can transform communities, and there is no better example of the potential of preservation than Michigan Central Station. We applaud Ford Motor Company’s vision for the train station, one that highlights the importance of community engagement and the creation of public
Join us July 21st for our annual benefit, hosted this year at Mackenzie House. Wayne State University plans to move the house as part of its new Gateway Performance Complex. After 40 years of calling the Mackenzie House home, Preservation Detroit is saying farewell. Join us for food, drinks and
The David Mackenzie House Scholarship seeks to award students who are pursuing degrees in historic preservation or a related field (urban planning, history, architecture, American studies, etc., with an emphasis on historic preservation). As Detroit’s oldest and largest historic preservation organization, Preservation Detroit’s David Mackenzie House Scholarship seeks to award