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26 Journal Square is a 179 ft (55 m) tall high rise in Jersey City, New Jersey. It was originally known as the Labor Bank Building. It was completed 1928 and has 15 floors. It is the 23rd tallest building in the city. It is often considered the first skyscraper in Jersey City. The Beaux Arts building was designed by John T. Rowland. It was put on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.
The David Broderick Tower is a skyscraper in Detroit, Michigan that is under redevelopment with an expected completion date in 2010. Construction began in 1926, and was completed in 1928. The tower was the second tallest building in Michigan when it was completed in 1928. It stands 35-stories tall, with two basement floors. The building is designed with Neo-classical architecture, Chicago school, and Beaux-Arts designs. Limestone is a prominent material in the building's surface.
The Edgewater Beach Hotel was a hotel in the far-north neighborhood community of Edgewater in Chicago, Illinois. Built in 1916 and owned by John Tobin Connery and James Patrick Connery, it was located between Sheridan Road and Lake Michigan at Berwyn Avenue. The complex had a private beach and offered seaplane service to downtown Chicago.
The Fisher Building (1928) is an ornate class-A skyscraper in the New Center area of Detroit, Michigan, United States constructed of limestone, granite, and marble. Financed by the Fisher family with proceeds from the sale of Fisher Body to General Motors, the structure was designed to house office and retail space. The building was designated a National Historic Landmark on June 29, 1989. The building also contains the 2,089 seat Fisher Theatre.
The Industrial-Stevens Apartments (formerly the "Industrial Building Apartments") in downtown Detroit, Michigan is a high-rise built in 1928. It is located at 1410 Washington Boulevard, and occupies the building block bordered by West Grand River Avenue and Washington Boulevard. The residential building stands 22 storeys tall, with 21 above-ground floors, and one basement level. Architect Louis Kamper designed the Book Tower and the Industrial-Stevens (right) both of which are pictured.
The LaSalle-Wacker Building, at 221 North LaSalle Street, is a 41 story skyscraper at the north end of the LaSalle Street canyon in the Loop community area of Chicago, Illinois, USA. Originally planned as a 37-story building, the developer bought an L-shaped building aside original lot and expanded the site. Clad in limestone and granite, the Holabird and Root designed structure (Andrew Rebori was the associate architect) serves as an office building.
Mather Tower or Lincoln Tower Building (as it is listed in the Michigan–Wacker Historic District contributing property listing) is a building located in Chicago, Illinois at 75 East Wacker Drive, in Chicago's downtown. Completed in 1928, the 41-story building rises 521 feet. The slender, octagonally-shaped upper section of the building has the smallest floors of any of Chicago's skyscrapers.
The New York Life Insurance Building, New York is the headquarters of the New York Life Insurance Company. It was designed in 1926 by Cass Gilbert, designer of the landmark Woolworth Building; the massive building rises forty stories to its pyramidal gilded roof and occupies the full block between 26th and 27th Streets, Madison Avenue and Park Avenue South, a rarity in New York.
The Greater Penobscot Building, commonly known as the Penobscot Building, is a skyscraper in downtown Detroit, Michigan, United States. Rising 566 feet (172.3 m), the 47-story Penobscot was the tallest building in Michigan from its completion in 1928 until the construction of the Renaissance Center's central tower in 1977. The tower has 2 basement floors, and 45 above-ground floors, for a total of 47. The building is located in the heart of the Detroit Financial District.