Detroit, MI Photos

Detroit's site controlling the Detroit River between Lakes Huron & Erie, made it an early trading post, then manufacturing center where Henry Ford changed the auto industry with the Model T. Auto wealth gave rise to a heritage skyscrapers.

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Horace E. Dodge & Sons Fountain by Isamu Noguchi in Riverfront Park. Detroit, MI.Dodge Fountain in Hart Plaza against 150 West Jefferson, One Woodward Avenue & Comerica Towers. Detroit, MI.Dodge Fountain in Hart Plaza against 150 West Jefferson, Buhl & One Woodward Avenue Towers. Detroit, MI.Skyline of Detroit across Detroit River above Cobo Convention Center: David Stott, Penobscot, Buhl, 150 West Jefferson, Guardian, One Woodward Ave. & Comerica Buildings. Detroit, MI.
Horace E. Dodge & Sons Fountain (1979) by Isamu Noguchi in Riverfront Park. Detroit, MI.Dodge Fountain in Hart Plaza against 150 West Jefferson, One Woodward Avenue & Comerica Towers. Detroit, MI.Dodge Fountain in Hart Plaza against 150 West Jefferson, Buhl & One Woodward Avenue Towers. Detroit, MI.Skyline of Detroit across Detroit River above Cobo Convention Center: David Stott, Penobscot, Buhl, 150 West Jefferson, Guardian, One Woodward Ave. & Comerica Buildings. Detroit, MI.
Joe Louis Arena. Detroit, MI.Cobo Arena. Detroit, MI.UAW-Ford Training Center beside Cobo Arena. Detroit, MI.Detroit Princess River Boat on Detroit Skyline. Detroit, MI.
Joe Louis Arena (1979) (600 Civic Center Dr.). Detroit, MI. Architect: Smith, Hinchman & Grylls.Cobo Arena (1960) (301 Civic Center Dr.). Detroit, MI. Architect: Giffels & Rossetti.UAW-Ford Training Center (former Veterans Memorial Hall) (1948) (10 floors) (151 West Jefferson Ave.) beside Cobo Arena. Detroit, MI. Style: International Style. Architect: Harley, Ellington & Day.Detroit Princess River Boat on Detroit Skyline. Detroit, MI.
Detroit skyline with Renaissance Center over Detroit River. Detroit, MI.Renaissance Center has four 39-floor towers around a 70-floor central tower plus two 21-floor buildings. Detroit, MI.Black glass towers of Renaissance Center. Detroit, MI.Detroit Marriott, central tower of Renaissance Center. Detroit, MI.
Detroit skyline with Renaissance Center over Detroit River. Detroit, MI.Renaissance Center (1977) has four 39-floor towers around a 70-floor central tower plus two 21-floor buildings. Detroit, MI. Architect: John Portman & Assoc..Black glass towers of Renaissance Center. Detroit, MI.Detroit Marriott, central tower of Renaissance Center (1977) (70 floors) (1 Renaissance Center). Detroit, MI. Architect: John Portman & Assoc..
Riverside entrance of General Motors Renaissance Center. Detroit, MI.General Motors Renaissance Center from Hart Plaza. Detroit, MI.Skyline of Detroit over Hart Plaza. Detroit, MI.Comerica Tower or One Detroit Center. Detroit, MI.
Riverside entrance of General Motors Renaissance Center. Detroit, MI.General Motors Renaissance Center from Hart Plaza. Detroit, MI.Skyline of Detroit over Hart Plaza. Detroit, MI.Comerica Tower or One Detroit Center (1993) (43 floors) (500 Woodward Ave.). Detroit, MI. Style: Postmodern. Architect: Johnson/Burgee Architects + Kendall/Heaton Assoc..
Facade of Comerica Tower. Detroit, MI.Crown of Comerica Tower. Detroit, MI.150 West Jefferson, Guardian, One Woodward Ave. & Comerica Buildings. Detroit, MI.Buhl Building with Romanesque arches peeks out between taller 150 West Jefferson & One Woodward Ave. Buildings over Hart Plaza. MI.
Facade of Comerica Tower. Detroit, MI.Crown of Comerica Tower. Detroit, MI.150 West Jefferson, Guardian, One Woodward Ave. & Comerica Buildings. Detroit, MI.Buhl Building (1925) (29 floors) with Romanesque arches peeks out between taller 150 West Jefferson & One Woodward Ave. Buildings over Hart Plaza. MI. Architect: Smith, Hinchman & Grylls.
150 West Jefferson. Detroit, MI.150 West Jefferson over sculpted memorial to fighter Joe Louis by Robert Graham. Detroit, MI.150 West Jefferson & red Guardian Building. Detroit, MI.150 West Jefferson, Art Deco Guardian Building & One Woodward Ave. Detroit, MI.
150 West Jefferson (1989) (26 floors). Detroit, MI. Architect: Heller Manus Architects + BEI Assoc..150 West Jefferson over sculpted memorial to fighter Joe Louis (1986) by Robert Graham. Detroit, MI.150 West Jefferson & red Guardian Building. Detroit, MI.150 West Jefferson, Art Deco Guardian Building & One Woodward Ave. Detroit, MI.
150 West Jefferson, Art Deco Guardian Building. Detroit, MI.Guardian Building. Detroit, MI.Art Deco upper story details of Guardian Building. Detroit, MI.Guardian Building & Penobscot Building. Detroit, MI.
150 West Jefferson, Art Deco Guardian Building. Detroit, MI.Guardian Building (1929) (40 floors) (500 Griswold St.). Detroit, MI. Style: Art Deco. Architect: Wirt C. Rowland of Smith, Hinchman & Grylls + Donaldson & Meier. On National Register.Art Deco upper story details of Guardian Building. Detroit, MI.Guardian Building & Penobscot Building. Detroit, MI.
Penobscot Building. Detroit, MI.Limestone facade of Penobscot Building. Detroit, MI.One Woodward Avenue Tower. Detroit, MI.211 West Fort Street with red David Stott Building beyond. Detroit, MI.
Penobscot Building (1928) (47 floors) (633-645 Griswold St.). Detroit, MI. Architect: Wirt C. Rowland of Smith, Hinchman & Grylls + Donaldson & Meier.Limestone facade of Penobscot Building. Detroit, MI.One Woodward Avenue Tower (1963) (28 floors). Detroit, MI. Architect: Minoru Yamasaki & Assoc. + Smith, Hinchman & Grylls.211 West Fort Street (1963) (27 floors) with red David Stott Building beyond. Detroit, MI. Architect: Harley, Ellington, Cowin & Stirton.
One of block Renaissance towers & Book-Cadillac Detroit hotel beyond. Detroit, MI.Westin Book-Cadillac Detroit hotel. Detroit, MI.Book-Cadillac Detroit hotel & reddish David Stott Building by Donaldson & Meier. Detroit, MI.Spirit of Detroit sculpture by Marshall Fredericks on end of Coleman A. Young Municipal Center. Detroit, MI.
One of block Renaissance towers & Book-Cadillac Detroit hotel beyond. Detroit, MI.Westin Book-Cadillac Detroit hotel (1924) (29 floors) (220 Michigan Ave.). Detroit, MI. Architect: Louis Kamper.Book-Cadillac Detroit hotel & reddish David Stott Building (1929) (32 floors) by Donaldson & Meier. Detroit, MI.Spirit of Detroit sculpture (1958) by Marshall Fredericks on end of Coleman A. Young Municipal Center. Detroit, MI.
Coleman A. Young Municipal Center in front of Comerica Tower. Detroit, MI.Statue marking landing site of Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac at Detroit. Detroit, MI.Michigan Soldiers & Sailors Monument by Randolph Rogers. Detroit, MI.Goddess of war with shield atop Michigan Soldiers & Sailors Monument. Detroit, MI.
Coleman A. Young Municipal Center (1954) (20 floors) (2 Woodward Ave.) in front of Comerica Tower. Detroit, MI. Architect: Harley, Ellington & Day.Statue marking landing (July 24, 1701) site of Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac at Detroit. Detroit, MI.Michigan Soldiers & Sailors Monument (1867) by Randolph Rogers (Campus Martius Park). Detroit, MI.Goddess of war with shield atop Michigan Soldiers & Sailors Monument. Detroit, MI.
Civil War sailor on Michigan Soldiers & Sailors Monument. Detroit, MI.Plaque of Abraham Lincoln on Michigan Soldiers & Sailors Monument. Detroit, MI.Plaque of U.S. Grant on Michigan Soldiers & Sailors Monument. Detroit, MI.Eagle on Michigan Soldiers & Sailors Monument. Detroit, MI.
Civil War sailor on Michigan Soldiers & Sailors Monument. Detroit, MI.Plaque of Abraham Lincoln on Michigan Soldiers & Sailors Monument. Detroit, MI.Plaque of U.S. Grant on Michigan Soldiers & Sailors Monument. Detroit, MI.Eagle on Michigan Soldiers & Sailors Monument. Detroit, MI.
Civil War soldier with ram rod on Michigan Soldiers & Sailors Monument. Detroit, MI.Looking up Woodward Ave. Detroit, MI.Black 1001 Woodward beside green One Kennedy Square. Detroit, MI.One Kennedy Square. Detroit, MI.
Civil War soldier with ram rod on Michigan Soldiers & Sailors Monument. Detroit, MI.Looking up Woodward Ave. Detroit, MI.Black 1001 Woodward (1965) (23 floors) beside green One Kennedy Square. Detroit, MI. Architect: Smith, Hinchman & Grylls.One Kennedy Square (2006) (10 floors). Detroit, MI. Architect: Neumann/Smith Architecture.
Fountain & people in Campus Martius park. Detroit, MI.Compuware World Headquarters. Detroit, MI.Compuware World Headquarters. Detroit, MI.Broderick Tower Lofts. Detroit, MI.
Fountain & people in Campus Martius park. Detroit, MI.Compuware World Headquarters (2003) (16 floors) (1 Campus Martius). Detroit, MI. Architect: Rossetti Assoc. + Hamilton Anderson Assoc..Compuware World Headquarters (2003) (16 floors) (1 Campus Martius). Detroit, MI.Broderick Tower Lofts (former Eaton Tower) (1928) (35 floors) (10 Witherell St.). Detroit, MI. Style: Beaux Arts. Architect: Louis Kamper.
Cadillac Tower. Detroit, MI.Cadillac Square Apartments. Detroit, MI.Filigree details of Cadillac Square Apartments. Detroit, MI.Filigree details of Cadillac Square Apartments. Detroit, MI.
Cadillac Tower (1927) (40 floors) (65 Cadillac Square). Detroit, MI. Architect: Bonnah & Chaffee.Cadillac Square Apartments (1927) (21 floors) (111 Cadillac Square). Detroit, MI. Architect: Bonnah & Chaffee.Filigree details of Cadillac Square Apartments. Detroit, MI.Filigree details of Cadillac Square Apartments. Detroit, MI.
Wayne County Building. Detroit, MI.Wayne County courthouse tower. Detroit, MI.Statues on Wayne County courthouse tower. Detroit, MI.Fox Theatre Building. Detroit, MI.
Wayne County Building (1902) (5 floors) (600 Randolph St.). Detroit, MI. Style: English Baroque. Architect: John Scott & Company. On National Register.Wayne County courthouse tower (247 feet). Detroit, MI.Statues on Wayne County courthouse tower. Detroit, MI.Fox Theatre Building (1928) (10 floors) (2211 Woodward Ave.). Detroit, MI. Architect: Charles Howard Crane. On National Register.
Fox Theater marquee & entrance. Detroit, MI.Fort Street Presbyterian Church. Detroit, MI.Ste. Anne de Detroit. Detroit, MI.Riverfront Towers. Detroit, MI.
Fox Theater marquee & entrance. Detroit, MI.Fort Street Presbyterian Church (1877) (81 m 265 ft) (631 West Fort St.). Detroit, MI. Style: Gothic Revival. Architect: Octavius & Albert Jordan.Ste. Anne de Detroit (1887) (55 m 180 ft) (1000 Sainte Anne St.). Detroit, MI. Style: Gothic Revival. Architect: L. Coquard. On National Register.Riverfront Towers (1983-1991) (26-29 floors). Detroit, MI. Architect: The Gruzen Partnership + Kadushin Assoc. Architects Planners + The Martin Organization.
Tiger statues at Comerica Baseball Park home of Detroit Tigers. Detroit, MI.Tigers roam Comerica Baseball Park. Detroit, MI.First Congregational Church or Church of seven arches. Detroit, MI.First Congregational Church Italian-style tower. Detroit, MI.
Tiger statues at Comerica Baseball Park home of Detroit Tigers. Detroit, MI.Tigers roam Comerica Baseball Park. Detroit, MI.First Congregational Church (1891) or Church of seven arches. Detroit, MI. Style: Romanesque. Architect: Albert Kahn. On National Register.First Congregational Church Italian-style tower. Detroit, MI.
Portal & waterfall of Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, MI.Fountain beside Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, MI.Col. Frank Hecker Jr. Mansion at 5510 Woodward. Detroit, MI.Detail of 5510 Woodward. Detroit, MI.
Portal & waterfall of Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, MI.Fountain beside Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, MI.Col. Frank Hecker Jr. Mansion (1891) at 5510 Woodward (now Danish consulate). Detroit, MI. Style: Chateau. Architect: Louis Kamper. On National Register.Detail of 5510 Woodward. Detroit, MI.
Young Woman and Her Suitors sculpture by Alexander Calder before Detroit Institute of Arts old & new wings. Detroit, MI.Detroit Institute of Arts extension. Detroit, MI.Scarab Club building. Detroit, MI.Detroit Science Center. Detroit, MI.
Young Woman and Her Suitors sculpture by Alexander Calder before Detroit Institute of Arts old & new wings. Detroit, MI.Detroit Institute of Arts extension (2008). Detroit, MI. Architect: Michael Graves.Scarab Club building (1928) (near Detroit Institute of Arts). Detroit, MI. Style: Renaissance Revival. Architect: Lancelot Sukert.Detroit Science Center (1978-2008) (Warren Ave. at John R St.). Detroit, MI.
Horace H. Rackham Educational Memorial. Detroit, MI.Maccabees Building. Detroit, MI.

Horace H. Rackham Educational Memorial (1941) (Farnsworth St.). Detroit, MI. Architect: Harley & Ellington Architects & Engineers.Maccabees Building (now Wayne State University Midtown Studios) (1927) (5057 Woodward at Farnsworth St.). Detroit, MI. Architect: Albert Kahn Assoc.. On National Register.


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