Quality Inn & Suites Banquet Center
30375 Plymouth Rd.
Livonia, MI 48150
Phone: (734) 261-6800
Fax: (734) 261-9478
30375 Plymouth Rd., Livonia, MI, US, 48150
- Phone: (734) 261-6800
- Fax: (734) 261-9478
The Rosedale Gardens Historic District is a historic neighborhood registered under the National Register of Historic Places in 2010. Stretching across eight streets of Livonia in the state of Michigan, most of the houses are one and a half story tall. The dwellings were constructed 1925 and also feature beautiful lawn areas. Over the years, the residents of the district have formed a tight knit community and the neighborhood often organizes various events.
The Livonia Civic Center Library is one of the largest in town. It features a plethora of interesting books and rare publications, and has wireless internet access. This public library is also the venue for an array of children’s programs, workshops, concerts and community events.
The Henry Ford Square House is a private residence that is declared as a Michigan State Historic Site and is also on the National Register of Historic Places. This monumental mansion is also fondly called as the Henry Ford Honeymoon House.
Located in Dearborn, this academy dedicated to all things glass is just a few miles from Detroit off of Highway 12. Founded by artists Michelle Plucinsky and Chris Nordin, the academy strives to promote and educate on the art of glass blowing. Various programs and courses on this unique art are offered throughout the year, as well as a variety of workshops and events. A one-of-a-kind attraction, find out more about this fragile medium by paying a visit to the academy.
Purchased by the City of Livonia in 1976, Greenmead is a historic farm that represents the agricultural legacy of Michigan. The site includes a historical village and many recreational facilities. More recently, it has also been used as an event venue featuring major events in the city.
A historic neighborhood in north-western Detroit, the Rosedale Park is a National Register of Historic Places site since 2006. With 1533 structures, this neighborhood is one of the the largest historic districts in the sate of Michigan. Most of the houses in the area are brick houses and the first houses were designed by Albert Kahn in 1916. Subsequent additions were made to the district, where a combination of architectural styles like Colonial Revival, Tudor Revival, American Foursquare, Arts and Crafts, Dutch Colonial can be found among many others.
The Henry W. Baker House is a fine Italianate structure in Plymouth, Michigan. This house served as the residence of Henry W. Baker, and is declared as a Michigan State Historic Site. This mansion was included in the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.
Commandant's Quarters is located at Dearborn Arsenal, Michigan. It is a military structure and is one of the oldest and most significant landmarks there. In the 19th Century, this place was a supply depot for the Army to store, maintain and repair arms and ammunition. By 1830, the depot had to close down as the population of the city had grown and it was no longer safe to operate a depot. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1970.
Located in Dearborn, the Henry Ford Museum showcases the fascinating history of American innovation. You'll find a 1909 Ford Model T on display, as well as the bus that Rosa Parks made a stand on in 1955. See a kitchen from the 1930s, a locomotive, and the chair in which Abraham Lincoln was sitting when he was assassinated. The range of items in the museum is wide, featuring interesting pieces relating to manufacturing, transportation, entertainment, and technology.
Get a feel for American life in a different era at Greenfield Village. This village showcases everyday activities of citizens living in the 18th and 19th centuries. On a visit here, you'll find demonstrations of typesetting, blacksmithing, and glass blowing. Visit Thomas Edison's Menlo Park workshop in this village, as well as other historic homes relocated from across the country. There's a working farm in the village and you can watch baseball games played with the rules from the 1860s.
This charming little track in the western suburb of Northville is the winter site for harness racing in the Detroit area. Racing begins in October, as soon as Hazel Park Raceway closes, and continues to the beginning of April. With some exceptions, racing is five nights a week, with the track dark Wednesdays and Sundays. Bettors can wager on other races from around the country. Views of the track are better in the 3000-seat grandstand than in the 1500-seat clubhouse. The track has been in operation since 1944, but renovations have kept it modern-looking.
The Dearborn Ford Community and Performing Arts Center is a blend of all that you could possibly imagine in a community center. The Padzieski Art Gallery is a showcase of local art and culture and holds regular exhibitions for budding local talent. The Center has a Michael A. Guido Theater, a 1201 seat auditorium with all the latest in light and sound technology. It is the perfect location for community arts programs. Besides these, there's also a sports center, a climbing wall, and a swimming pool! If all these activities leave your tummy rumbling, grab a bite at the Au Bon Pain Center Court Cafe. Fees and hours vary depending on which facility you wish to patronize.