Join HSGL for monthly walking tours exploring some of Lansing’s most interesting downtown buildings! All tours meet in front of Lansing City Hall, downtown.
Saturday, July 20, 2013 - 10:00am
Learn the stories behind some of Lansing’s most iconic churches and government buildings. Stops include St. Mary’s Cathedral, St. Paul’s Episcopal, Central United Methodist, the Capitol, the Romney Building (formerly the Hotel Olds) and the downtown post office. Tour will last approximately 90 minutes, and cover 6-8 blocks. No charge, donations welcome.
Saturday, August 17, 2013 - 10:00am
Learn why Lansing’s buildings look the way they do. We’ll discuss a variety of architectural styles found in Lansing, ranging from Richardsonian Romanesque to Art Deco to Moderne. We’ll also talk about some the legendary businesses that have occupied these buildings over the years. Buildings include Comerica Bank, the Liebermann’s building, the Knapp’s building, the Arbaugh building, the Hollister building, and others. Tour will last approximately 90 minutes, and cover 6-8 blocks. No charge, donations welcome.