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211 West Fort Street

211 West Fort Street
Detroit MI United States

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Began1961
  Finished1963
Floor Count27
Basement Floors2
Building Uses
 - office
 - restaurant
 - retail
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - international
Materials
 - aluminium

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof368 ftElevation Drawings
Congress Street Entrance
Fort street elevation11 ftElevation Drawings
Fort Street Entrance

Description
- Architect: Harley, Ellington, Cowan & Stirton

- The building has two above-ground mechanical levels, one on the 8th floor, and one on the 27th floor (top floor), which also serves as the building's cooling tower.

- The building slopes downward from Fort Street to Congress Street a total of 11'-2", and sits on a granite retaining wall.

- The building has a plaza/terrace along the Fort Street entrance (front entrance), which includes a 20' x 22' reflecting pool.

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