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Aloft Detroit at The David Whitney

1 Park Avenue
Detroit MI United States

Construction Dates
Floor Count19
Building Uses
 - hotel
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - chicago school
 - terra cotta
 - brick

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof272 ftSanborn Fire Insurance Map
Main roof259 ftSanborn Fire Insurance Map

• Architect: Graham, Burnham, & Company
• Architect (1959 facelift): Harley, Ellington & Day
• The building was originally built with a decorative cornice, but it was removed in the 1950's after falling into disrepair.
• The building contains a large, five-story atrium at its base that used to hold shops.
• The building was held by the Whitney family until 1965, and went through a number of out-of-state investors before falling into foreclosure in 1990. It has since till 2014 been vacant.

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