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Wonderful drive

The Victorian homes are great. Well kept and the drive although short is worth taking. The trees... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
John K
Chesaning, Michigan
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A joy....

This was a joy; seeing so many beautiful structures in one area. Owning a Victorian home... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Peru, Indiana
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Victorian homes are great. Well kept and the drive although short is worth taking. The trees make the setting even better.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank John K
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Blocks and blocks of historic homes! We bought one. If you're a fan of turrets and ornate chimneys and beautiful porches and sexy doors - come for a walk in our neighborhood!

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Brandy S
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Nyormirror
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

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

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank aruba11344
Reviewed 20 November 2017

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

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Stitcherjer
Reviewed 2 October 2017

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

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank UberLiciousVintage
Reviewed 5 September 2017

I live just a block off the historic district and drive Center Avenue twice each day. The seeing lovely homes never gets old and they change with the seasons. I have had the pleasure to be inside several of the homes. Christmas time on Center...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Retrogasm
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

This district has many houses from Bay City's gilded age. Many of them have been restored over the past decade or so. From one end to the other is about a mile and there are some houses on side streets that also have their historic...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Stitcherjer
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Tons of amazing homes to appreciate. From Victorians to Colonials to Revival Tudors this is a great place to stroll and enjoy.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Mark A
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