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1001 Woodward, also known as the First Federal Building (for its original lead tenant, First Federal Savings and Loan of Detroit), is a mixed-use skyscraper in downtown Detroit, Michigan. The building is located just south of the neighboring David Stott Building, and can be found at the corner of Woodward Avenue and Michigan Avenue overlooking Campus Martius Park. Constructed from 1963 to 1965, the 25 story building employs the International style of architecture.
The 1300 Lafayette East Cooperative is a large, 336 unit luxury housing cooperative in the Lafayette Park neighborhood of the near-east side of Detroit, Michigan. The building is notable for its address "1300" displayed in giant numerals on the North and South sides of the roof which are visible for miles in Detroit and Windsor. Constructed in 1961 and completed in 1964, 1300 Lafayette East stands at 30 floors.
150 West Jefferson (Formerly called the Madden Building) is a tall skyscraper in Downtown Detroit, Michigan. The building was constructed in 1987, and finished in 1989. It stands at 26 stories tall, with two basement floors, for a total of 28. The building's materials are plain concrete and granite, in a postmodern architectural design.
211 West Fort Street is a skyscraper in Detroit, Michigan. Standing at 27 stories, it was constructed in 1961 and finished in 1963. It has two mechanical floors, floors 8 and 27 (the top floor). It stands at the southeast corner of Fort Street and Washington Street, near many of the other skyscrapers in Detroit, such as the Book Tower, and Westin Book-Cadillac Hotel. The Detroit Economic Club is headquartered in this building.
The American Center is a high-rise tower in the Metro Detroit suburb of Southfield, Michigan. It was built in 1975 and stands at 26 stories, with one basement level, for a total of 27 floors. The building's main use is that of a typical office tower. It also includes a parking garage and retail spaces. As with many modern architecture-based towers, it exterior is laden with golden glass.
The Blue Cross/Blue Shield Service Center (600 E. Lafayette Blvd. Detroit, MI 48226) is a skyscraper near the Renaissance Center complex in downtown Detroit, Michigan. It was constructed in 1971, and stands at 22 floors. The building was constructed in a sunken plaza. It houses Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.
The Book Tower is an Italian Renaissance styled tower in Detroit, Michigan. Construction began in 1916 as an addition to the original Book Building and finished a decade later. Designed in the Academic Classicism style, it is 475 feet (145 m) and 38 stories tall (not including two basement levels), with two mechanical floors at the top encasing the green copper roof, a roofing style shared by the nearby Westin Book-Cadillac Hotel.
Brewster-Douglass Housing Projects is the largest residential housing project owned by the city of Detroit, located in the Brush Park section on the East Side of Detroit, Michigan near the Chrysler Freeway, Mack Avenue and St. Antoine Street. The housing project is named after Frederick Douglass, African American abolitionist, author, and reformer. It has undergone urban renewal.
The Buhl Building is a skyscraper and class-A office center in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Architect Wirt C. Rowland designed the Buhl in a Neo-Gothic style with Romanesque accents. Constructed in 1925, it stands at 26 stories, in the Detroit Financial District across Congress Street from the Penobscot Building, and across Griswold Street from the Guardian Building, all of which were designed by Wirt C. Rowland. The Buhl Building stands on the corner of Congress St. West, and Griswold St.
Cadillac Centre is a proposed contemporary complex to be constructed in downtown Detroit, Michigan on the Monroe block of Campus Martius. In January 2008, the city announced that the complex was approved for construction with groundbreaking planned for September 2009, but the project was placed on hold indefinitely due to an economic recession.