- Griswold Building Senior Apartments
Infobox_nrhp | name =Griswold Building
lat_degrees = 42
lat_minutes = 19
lat_seconds = 58.77
lat_direction = N
long_degrees = 83
long_minutes = 2
long_seconds = 56.23
long_direction = W
locmapin = Michigan
architect= Albert Kahn
architecture= Modern Movement
June 09, 1980
governing_body = Private
refnum=80001923cite 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 Griswold Building Senior Apartments is a tall
apartment buildingin downtown Detroit, Michigan, located at 1214 Griswold Street.
The Griswold Building Senior Apartments was built in 1929 as an
office building, known as the Griswold Building, [http://www.woodwardavenue.us/heritage/sites/view/?viewType=location&location=Detroit-Downtown&id=135 Griswold Building] from Woodward Avenue.] on the former site of the Miles Theatre.
The Griswold Building stands 12 floors in height, with 127 units/rooms. The high-rise was designed in the
Art Modernearchitectural style, and is significant as an example of architect Albert Kahn's transition from Art Decoto Art Moderne. The facade is fivided into two portions: a lower, three-story portion faced with limestone and divided into nine bays, and an upper, nine-story portion constructed of brick with five center bays set back from the main facade.
The Griswold Building now contains apartments. The building was added to the
National Register of Historic Placesin 1980.
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* [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=140773 Griswold Building Senior Apartments details at Emporis.com]
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