- Vinton Building
Infobox_nrhp | name =Vinton Building
caption = Facade of the Vinton Building
location= 600 Woodward Avenue,
lat_degrees = 42 | lat_minutes = 19 | lat_seconds = 49.9 | lat_direction = N
long_degrees = 83 | long_minutes = 2 | long_seconds = 44.59 | long_direction = W
February 17, 1983
governing_body = Private
refnum=83000898 cite web|url=http://www.nr.nps.gov/|title=National Register Information System|date=2007-01-23|work=National Register of Historic Places|publisher=National Park Service]
The Vinton Building is a
high-rise office buildinglocated at 600 Woodward Avenue (at the northeast corner of Woodward and Congress Street) in Detroit, Michigan. It is located next to the First National Building, and stands across Woodward Avenuefrom Chase Tower, and across Congress Streetfrom Comerica Towerand the Guardian Building.
It stands 12 stories tall, 172 ft. (52 m), with 2 basement levels for a total of 14 floors. Its primary uses are for
offices and retail. The building was constructed in the neo-classical architectural style, and contains mainly terra cottaas its main material.
Architect: Albert Kahn
* Architect (
renovation): Archive D.S.
* Owner: Vinton Building, LLC
* General Contractor (renovation):
The Garrison Company
* This building will undergo a
reconstructionin 2006turning the building into a loftbuilding.
* This renovation will allow for commercial space on the first two floors, and one loft on each of the additional ten floors.
* The Vinton Building has a peaked parapet wall on the front facade reminiscent of classical
* It was added to the
National Register of Historic Placesin 1982.
* The renovation of this building began in December 2005. The building renovation will include a conversion of the basement into a parking level, ground floor retail, second floor commercial space, with the top ten floors being converted into multiple condominium units, one or two per floor. Completion is expected in Spring of 2007.
*Cite book | author=Hill, Eric J. and John Gallagher | title= AIA Detroit: The American Institute of Architects Guide to Detroit Architecture| year=2002 | publisher= Wayne State University Press | id=ISBN 0-8143-3120-3
*Cite book | author=Meyer, Katherine Mattingly and Martin C.P. McElroy with Introduction by W. Hawkins Ferry, Hon A.I.A.| title=Detroit Architecture A.I.A. Guide Revised Edition | year= 1980| publisher= Wayne State University Press| id = ISBN 0-8143-1651-4
*Cite book | author= Sharoff, Robert | title=American City: Detroit Architecture| publisher=Wayne State University Press| year=2005| id=ISBN 0-8143-3270-6
* [http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=Detroit,+MI&ie=UTF8&ll=42.330361,-83.045542&spn=0.002249,0.006394&t=k&om=1 Google Maps location of the Vinton Building]
* [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=156969 Vinton Building details at Emporis.com]
* [http://www.skyscraperpage.com/cities/?buildingID=25292 SkyscraperPage.com's Profile on the Vinton Building]
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