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Park Shelton Condominiums

15 East Kirby Street
Detroit MI United States

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Finished1926
Floor Count12
Units / Rooms263
Building Uses
 - residential
 - factory
 - parking garage
 - retail
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - beaux arts
Materials
 - terra cotta

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Chimney178 ftMcIntosh Poris Associates (renovation architects)
to highest chimney
Roof169 ftMcIntosh Poris Associates (renovation architects)
to highest mechanical roof
Main roof139 ftMcIntosh Poris Associates (renovation architects)
to main roof parapet wall

Description
- Architect: Westin & Ellington

- Architect (renovation): McIntosh Poris (2004)

- The lobby contains a mural by the famous artist Diego Rivera titled "The Native American."

- The building contains a fitness room and recreation area on its rooftop terrace.

- The building was originally constructed as the Wardell Apartment Hotel, and was named after Fred Wardell, the founder of the Eureka Vacuum Cleaner Company.

- The building underwent an extensive, $15 million renovation in 2004 which converted the building from apartment to condominium usage which included a full exterior and inter renovation, as well as the demolition of the buildings historic parking garage for a larger, more modern garage.

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