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Carlton Lofts

2931 John R Street
Detroit MI United States

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Finished1923
Floor Count8
Basement Floors1
Units / Rooms69
Building Uses
 - residential
 - office
 - fitness center
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - beaux arts
Materials
 - brick

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof118 ftThe Garrison Company, January 4, 2006
to penthouse roof deck
Main roof94 ftThe Garrison Company, January 4, 2006
to main roof deck parapet

Description
- Architect: Louis Kamper

- Redeveloper: Detroit Urban Living, LLC

- Architect (renovation): BVH Architecture, Inc.

- General Contractor (renovation): The Garrison Company

- This structure was originally built as a hotel, and one of the few in the country to cater to wealthy Black Americans, at the time.

- The structure undwent a complete renovation and reconstruction ending in 2005 that convereted the structure to residential condominium usage with ground-floor office space.

- The 2005 renovation also extended the height of the building when an 11-foot residential penthouse was added to the top of the existing mechanical penthouse.

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