Connecting Detroit's rich urban architecture, design, and innovation history to its present and future, this exhibition will present case studies that illuminate the city's unique strengths. The significance of the factory and assembly line, automotive design at mid-century, adaptive reuse of older buildings, and the repurposing of unused space are explored in historical documents and contemporary photographs. A suite of exhibitions and programs that explore the Motor City from its era as a global design innovator through a state of post-industrial urban abandon and its current development of a center for an emerging creative class that is giving great hope into the 21st century. Then- Experience the design innovation that fueled the triumph of Detroit's automotive industry. Now- Detroit Disassembled: Photographs by Andrew Moore features thirty monumentally-scaled color photographs that reveal the beauty and tragedy found in Detroit's urban core. Next- In conjunction with the exhibition, there will be a series of dialogues, film showings, and field trips highlighting innovative leaders of today's Detroit who are working in the fields of art, farming and food, technology, business, downtown development, education, and public space, among others.