5-story building, construction completed in 1929. Architect was Hans Gehrke. The architectural style is Neoclassical with terra-cotta details. Hans Gehrke won commissions to design many of the firehouses built by the City of Detroit in the 1920s. He was commissioned to design fire stations in a number of neighboring communities as well.
Historical Elements Designed by Albert Khan, the 111,000 square-foot parking garage was built in 1924–25 featuring 200 parking spots. The five-story building with additional roof top parking is located in the heart of downtown. When it was con-structed, the building was enclosed with steel windows and wired glass. The parking garage was also heated, which…
Constructed in 1906 for the Standart-Simmons Hardware Company who distributed hardware as well as sporting goods throughout 6 states. »
The building known today as Liberty Lofts was originally an expansion on the old Krause tannery. In 1925 King-Seely, the inventor and manufacturer of the first dash-mounted gas gauges for automobiles, moved into the old Krause tannery building. »
Originally the Kalamazoo Trust and Savings Bank; constructed in 1929-30. The 23-story building was designed by Chicago architects Weary and Alford who also designed the Kalamazoo City Hall. »
The DIA houses one of the most vast and significant art collections in the United Sates. With over 100 galleries spanning 658,000 square feet, the DIA truly is an iconic piece of Detroit’s Historic District. »