Columnist William Safire says this old book warehouse is the top tourist attraction in Detroit. To bibliophiles, it is a must ... More
John K. King Used & Rare Books
Columnist William Safire says this old book warehouse is the top tourist attraction in Detroit. To bibliophiles, it is a must stop. On four floors of the old Advance Glove warehouse are close to a million titles, ranging from the popular to the obscure, covering all kinds of subjects. It's a treasure trove for book lovers, who can spend many happy hours wandering the aisles. Owner King moved here in 1983 after outgrowing his first location. He has published about 90 rare book catalogues and handled the papers of celebrities, sports stars and numerous auto magnates. There are two smaller King locations, one at Wayne State University and one in Ferndale.
This gigantic concrete expanse at the foot of Woodward Avenue stretches from Jefferson Avenue to the Detroit River. Designed in
the 1960s as a civic space by Isamu Noguchi, it includes his unusual twisted spire and fountain. The plaza ...
Located half a block from both the Motor City Casino and the MGM Casino is the Viking Motel.We are within
a few minutes of Comerica Park, Ford Field, General Motors Headquarters, Fox Theatre, Wayne University, University of Michigan and ...
The adage "Don't judge a book by its cover" can be applied to Baker's Keyboard Lounge, which looks like a
hole in the wall establishment but is one of the oldest jazz clubs in the United States. So, if ...
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