Guardian Building + Downtown Tours

No need to RSVP! Just show up the day of and sign up for the tour of your choice for free in our Pure Detroit shop located inside the Guardian building. 

Tour the Beautiful Guardian Building!

Schedule - October, 2017:

Pure Detroit invites you to tour Detroit's 1929 Wirt Rowland-designed architectural masterpiece, including stunning views of rarely seen areas of the building and amazing city views from the 32nd floor! The tour begins at our Pure Detroit shop located in the Guardian Building on the promenade level.

See first hand the intricate design and exquisite detail of Rowland's artistic achievement, including works by muralist Erza Winter, tile installations by Pewabic's Mary Chase Stratton and sculpture by Corrado Parducci. The Guardian Building is a National Historic Landmark.

Photography is allowed.

Saturdays in October - 2017
October 7th - Start times: 11am, 1pm, 3pm
October 14th - Start times: 
11am, 1pm, 3pm
October 21st - Start times: 11am, 1pm, 3pm
October 28th - Start times: 11am, 1pm, 3pm

Sundays in October - 2017
October 8th - Start times: 12pm, 2pm
October 15th - Start times: 12pm, 2pm
October 22nd - Start times: 12pm, 2pm
October 29th - Start times: 12pm, 2pm

The Guardian Building

500 Griswold
Detroit, MI 48226

Interested in a private scheduled tour for your company, school or other group? email our tour team at
For more information, call (313) 873-6004