Lisa Stolarski is the founder and manager of Antique Touring Company, located in the historic Ford Piquette Avenue Plant, a national landmark in Detroit’s Milwaukee Junction. Antique Touring Company provides tours of Detroit in antique Model A Fords. Lisa has researched and curated two successful tours since 2018, the Tour of Historic Belle Isle and the MotorCities National Heritage Area Antique Car Tour: From Tinkerers to Titans. In May of 2022 she will debut a third curated tour for Viking Cruise Lines entitled The Maritime History of Detroit. Antique Touring Company is growing in 2022. The company now has three Model A Fords and four dedicated tour guides. Two additional tours are being researched and curated this year by Lisa’s colleagues.
Before starting the touring company in 2018, Lisa consulted with The Cooperation Group, a Detroit-based nonprofit for cooperative development. She has also worked for the DC-based National Cooperative Business Association and KDC, formerly Keystone Development Center, a nonprofit developing cooperatives in Pennsylvania.