Tom Walsh. “Tom Walsh: $5 campaign aims to turn crumbling Model T assembly line into shrine.” In Detroit Free Press. 20 August 2013.

John Gallagher. “State Savings Bank owner proposes demolishing historic building.” In Detroit Free Press. 2 August 2013.

Richard Bak. “Tours for All Tastes.” In Hour Detroit. August 2013.

Melanie A. Markowicz. “Making the connections:  Historic preservation in Detroit’s rightsizing.” In National Trust for Historic Preservation Forum Journal. Volume 27, Number 4, Summer 2013.

Tess Wilson. “A Design Lover’s Guide to Detroit.” In Apartment Therapy. 10 July, 2013.

Detroit Future City. “National Preservation Leaders Learn About Detroit Future City.” 4 June 2013.

Sarah Cox. “Tour A Future Restaurant With Gratiot’s Best Art Deco Façade.” In Curbed Detroit. 24 May 2013.

Melanie A. Markowicz. “Guest commentary: In downtown Detroit, a battle of parking vs. history.” In Detroit Free Press. 12 September 2012.

The Craig Fahle Show. “Podcast for Monday, September 10, 2012.” Discussion of Bootlegging Tour on the Detroit River. On WDET, 101.9 fm. 10 September 2012.

Sarah Cox. “From Decadent To Decaying: A Tour of 8 Detroit Theaters.” In Curbed Detroit. 5 September 2012. “Historic Detroit Fire Department headquarters up for sale.” 30 August 2012.

Susan Pigg. “Toronto developer proposes turning historic Detroit bank into parking garage.” In The Star. 27 August 2012.

Frank Nemecek. “Hundreds Go Behind the Scenes in Detroit’s Historic Theaters.” In 25 August 2012.

John Gallagher. “Detroit Savings Bank owner wants to demolish historic structure, build parking garage.” In Detroit Free Press. 23 August 2012.

Frank Nemecek. “Tickets for Preservation Detroit Theatre Tour sell out.” In 4 August 2012.

Cox, Sarah. “Charles N. Agree’s Five Most Disrespected Buildings.” In Curbed Detroit. 22 June 2012.

Krueger, Megan. “The future of the American Beauty Electric Iron Building: WSU plans to demolish space for biomedical research center expansion.” In The South End. 23 May 2012.

The Charlie Langton Show.  “Is Detroit risking its future by demolishing the past?” In WWJ News Radio. CBS Detroit.  8 May 2012.

Gallagher, John. “WSU plan to raze building angers some in Midtown.” In The Detroit Free Press. 7 May 2012.

Murray Gula. 1130 WDFN. 6 May 2012.
Board Member Bob Hovansian and Interim Executive Director Marion Christiansen discuss Preservation Detroit’s work on the Historic Buildings Survey.

Bulanda, George. “Remembering Detroit Architect Charles Agree.” May 2012. In Hour Detroit.

Cox, Sarah. “Learn About Preservation Detroit & Ogle Beautiful Buildings.” In Curbed Detroit. 26 April 2012.

Cwiek, Sarah. “Future uncertain for historic state fairgrounds properties.” In Michigan Radio. 16 April 2012.

Krueger, Megan. “Preservation Detroit retains culture, history of city’s past.” In The South End. 11 April 2012. “Detroit preservationists oppose “American Diggers’ TV show: Concern expressed over historical preservation.” 5 March 2012.

Zemke, John. “Preservation Detroit regroups, rebrands, and works to save McGhee House.” In Model D Media. 14 February 2012.

Cox, Sarah. “Detroit Preservation & The Early Architecture of Kmart.” In Curbed Detroit. 13 February 2012.

McNeill, Sandra. “Detroit Group Fights To Save Historic Home.” In WWJ News Radio. CBS Detroit. 10 February 2012.

The Craig Fahle Show. “Preservation Wayne Becomes Preservation Detroit.” On WDET, 101.9 fm. 8 February 2012.

Zemke, Jon. “The Peacock Room renovation brings transparency to crowd sourcing.” In Model D Media. 24 January 2012.

Clem, Wendy. “Preservation Wayne encourages knowing our city inside—and out.” In 26 September 2011.

Rupersburg, Nicole. “Preservation Wayne’s 21st Annual Movie Palaces Tour.” In 30 July 2009.

Kavanaugh, Kelli B. “Detroit preservation group releases list of 10 endangered buildings, announces name change.” In Model D Media. 27 May 2008.

Kavanaugh, Kelli B. “Cass Tech alum aim to redevelop building, issue RFP.” In Model D Media. 5 June 2007.

Grunow, Francis. “Walk Don’t Run.” In Model D Media. 11 September 2007.

Ankeny, Robert. “Ilitch asks for OK to demolish most of Fine Arts Building.” In Crain’s Detroit Business. 18 March 2007.

“Iconic Hecker-Smiley mansion to change hands.” In Model D. Media. 12 December 2006.

“Preservationists sign on to unified vision.” In Model D Media. 24 October 2006.

“Preservation Wayne celebrates 30 years of efforts, looks ahead.” In Model D Media. 13 June 2006.

“Calling all urban explorers: Preservation Wayne walking tours set to begin.” In Model D Media. 25 April 2006.

Nemecek, Frank. “Why the Book-Cadillac Matters.” In Model D Media. 24 January 2006.

“Preservation Wayne Honor Awards – a recognition of contributions made towards Detroit’s future.” In Model D Media. 30 August 2005.


Preservation Detroit is Detroit's oldest and largest architectural preservation organization. As the first Detroit recipient of the National Trust for Historic Preservation's Honor Award, we have been working to honor Detroit's rich architectural and cultural heritage since 1975. Over the last three decades, the scope of Preservation Detroit has grown to encompass the entire city, from historic homes to skyscrapers to sites of cultural significance. Please join us in our mission to preserve, promote, and protect the neighborhoods and buildings that define the unique character of Detroit for generations to come.