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|144 West Lafayette Boulevard|
Detroit MI United States
|Floor Area||21,762 m²|
| - unused|
| - highrise|
| - italianate|
| - neo-classical|
| - renaissance revival|
| - limestone|
| - terra cotta|
| - brick|
| ||Heights|| ||Value||Source / Comments|| |
|Roof||182 ft||Sanborn Fire Map|
|Main roof||167 ft||Kramer Design Group|
- Architect(s): Charles Howard Crane / Elmer George Kiehler
- The building had 178 feet of frontage along Michigan Avenue, 168 feet of frontage along Shelby Street, 135 feet of frontage along Lafayette Boulevard, and was 85 feet in length along its east facade which stood mid-block.
- After years of mismanagement, and a declining tenant base, the building was finally shuttered in 1997.
- A plan by Peebles Corporation announced in the summer of 2005, to convert the building into 125 luxury condominiums units and commercial space, collapsed in early 2007 after the city and developer could not reach an agreement and deal on this project.
- After attempts by a local developer to preserve the structure, the DEGC, which owned the building, voted for its demolition which began in August 2009. It was completed in March 2010.
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