Advocacy Alert

The Michigan legislature returns to session on September 7th. Upon their return, the legislature will enter what is commonly known as the “lame duck” session. House Bill 5232 and Senate Bill 720, the legislation which amends the local historic district act, can be voted on until session has ended for the year. We must remain vigilant by contacting your legislators indicating your continued opposition for the legislation. Please contact your legislators both in the House and Senate via email, phone or written note. You can find your legislators contact information by visiting and .

#Michigan Places Matter

The historic places in Michigan are important to our sense of place, our community history, and our vitality.

The easiest way to spread the word about the importance of our historic places is to use #michiganplacesmatter when you tweet or use instagram.

If you want to do even more – then consider submitting a full entry for your historic place.


Michigan Places Matter Guidelines (word document)

Michigan Places Matter Guidelines (pdf)

Michigan Places Matter Sign (#michiganplacesmatter)


Michigan Places that Matter

Wayne, Standard Federal Bank_5.2016

Wayne, First Methodist Church_5.2016

Hancock, Quincy Mine & Hoist Building 1.2016

Detroit, Gem & Century Theatre 1.2016

Detroit, Detroit Athletic Club 1.2016

Grand Rapids_Old Federal Building_1.2013

Meridian Township_Travelers_Club,_Tuba_Museum_12.2012

Okemos, MI _Dr. James Smiley_12.2012


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