MotorCities National Heritage Area
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Events

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  • Event Title Michigan Auto Heritage Day + MotorCities 2019-2020 Annual Meeting
  • Event Date(s) Wednesday, November 18 at 10 a.m.
  • Event Location Virtual via Zoom
  • Event Description Michigan Automotive Heritage Day & Awards of Excellence began in 2014 and has become an annual opportunity to celebrate the story that can only be told in Michigan: How this area "Put The World On Wheels." MotorCities will also honor seven finalists who have distinguished themselves in the areas of auto and labor heritage with its 7th annual 2020 Awards of Excellence. A winner in each of the three categories - revitalization, interpretation & education, and heritage tourism - will be announced during this event. We also feature MotorCities' highlights from the last year as we present our Annual Membership Meeting.

Additional Info

  • Event Title Automotive Showplace: 1934 Chrysler Airflow Sedan
  • Event Date(s) Now through 2020
  • Event Location Detroit Historical Museum, 5401 Woodward Ave, Detroit
  • Event Description Widely criticized when it debuted for its bold snub-nosed look, the Airflow is now revered by historians as a quintessential representative of an entire movement in automotive styling: but it is not just a great body design. It also possesses a myriad of noteworthy engineering advances under its Art Deco fa├žade. Completely restored by the Chrysler Corporation in 1952, this vehicle was donated to the Detroit Historical Museum in 1959, with 28,443 original miles on it. It recently underwent a cosmetic restoration with support from the MotorCities National Heritage Area.