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Detroit Institute of Arts


5200 Woodward Ave
N of Warren Ave, S of I-94
Detroit MI 48202-4008 USA
(313) 833-7900

geo: 42.3593783,-83.0638048
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from the DIA website:

The DIA has been a beacon of culture for the Detroit area for well over a century. Founded in 1885, the museum was originally located on Jefferson Avenue, but, due to its rapidly expanding collection, moved to a larger site on Woodward Avenue in 1927. The new Beaux-Arts building, designed by Paul Cret, was immediately referred to as the ''temple of art.'' Two wings were added in the 1960s and 1970s, and a major renovation and expansion that began in 1999 was completed in 2007.  Read more »
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