Sunday, October 21, 2007

Free GM Renaissance Center Tours

Free Tour Schedule :
Monday through Saturday 10 am, Noon, 2pm and 4pm

The free one-hour tour takes visitors through the landmark GM Renaissance Center and outlines the rich history that General Motors shares with the city of Detroit.
Tours depart from the Customer Service Desk located in the GM Wintergarden. No advance registration is required.

Private tours are suggested for groups of 10 or more. To make group tour arrangements, contact Kim Rusinow at 313.568.5624. Appropriate for school groups and reunions.

Ren Cen Tour Highlights:
>GM Wintergarden - a tropical atrium overlooking the Detroit River
>GM Lobby and Pavilion - the glass-and-steel Jefferson Plaza entrance
>GM World - an eclectic display of vintage, new model and concept vehicles
>GM Collection - a unique collection of GM souvenirs and historical books
>Circulation Ring - 288 pieces of suspended etched glass panels connecting the building's four towers
>"Borealis" Glass Sculpture - the tallest vertical glass sculpture in the world
>Ren Cen Shops - a showcase of boutique shopping unique to Detroit
>Restaurants - the expansive food court and the world-class, white-linen restaurants of Andiamo Riverfront, Seldom Blues and Coach Insignia
>Riverfront Plaza and Promenade - features a world map carved in granite
>Detroit Riverfront Conservancy - an overview of the "Bridge to Bridge" vision and Riverwalk

The one-hour tour concludes with a glass elevator ride to the 72nd floor of the Detroit Marriott Hotel for a breathtaking view of the Detroit and Windsor skylines. - Bring Your Cameras!

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