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If you love Victorian architecture this is your place to go. You don't have to stop at Center Ave either block after block in this area have fantastic houses and a link to the rail trail as well. Have lunch down town or in Essexville....More
As we did last year; we once again enjoyed exploring this area.
If one loves Victorian architecture (as we do); this section of Bay City, provides a real aesthetic uplift. It's a joy seeing structures from a time when craftsmanship and detail were revered.
This was a joy; seeing so many beautiful structures in one area.
Owning a Victorian home ourselves; we truly appreciate the craftsmanship and detail, displayed in these buildings.
Obviously, walking provides the best viewing; but if one has limited mobility, slow touring (when traffic allows)...More
This area is one of the pride and joys of Bay City. The Center Avenue Historic District alone has more than 250 structures on the National Historic Register, many of which are the mansions of former lumber barons. The best way to view them is...More
I own one of the houses in the Historic District, just one block off of Center Ave. The detail that they used to put into all of these older homes truly is beautiful. You just don’t see craftsmanship like that anymore. One of our favorite...More
This walk is worthwhile. About two - two and a half miles if you make it a round trip. I recommend the round trip so you can see the houses close up on each side and read the historical markers.
Parking is generally available at...More
Every time I drive through it is am exercise in looking to see all the lovely plants & flowers as well as painting & spruce ups going on!
It is a great short tour of historical homes & churches that will please anyone that loves...More