Sunday, July 9, 2017

University of Michigan Thursday Morning Lecture Series July 13, WCC: Downtown Ann Arbor Yesterday, Today, & Tomorrow.

An interesting and important event/lecture, organized by the University of Michigan Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, will take place at Washtenaw Community College on Thursday, July 13, 2017. The event, which is part of the UM Thursday Morning Lecture Series, is called Downtown Ann Arbor Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow.

The lecture will focus on the fact that downtown Ann Arbor finds itself going through a period of immense change. The lecture will entail exploring the questions of what should be preserved, what changes should be accepted or rejected, and how to do it.

Discussed will be awareness of Ann Arbor's historical past, values and identity. Also addressed will be the importance of understanding the challenges downtown  Arbor faces and what opprotunities are available.

Ray Detter is Coordinator of the of the Downtown Ann Arbor Historical Street Exhibit Program. Susan Pollay is executive Director of the Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority.

The lecture will be held Thursday, July 13 at Washtenaw Community College Townsley Auditorium Morris Lawrence Building, 4800 E. Huron River Drive , Ann Arbor. The cost of the event is $10. The lecture will run from 10:00 am - 11:30 am.

Jeff Brown
Editor & Publisher
Purple Walrus Press.

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