My favorite Detroit skyscraper!
Albert Kahns masterpiece!
About 25% of its $10million dollar cost was spent on art and decoration!
It was recoginzed by New York Architectural Review as the 2nd most beautiful commercial structure of 1928.
A sad fact is that the seven Fisher brothers who commissioned the building had plans to add on a much larger 60 story building and another similar 28-30 story tower but this grand plan was stopped dead by the great depression the next year.
Just for fun, here is a replica built out of Lego bricks:
The person with the mike is (Detroit's) WDIV-TV Channel 4's weatherman/reporter Chuck Gaidica.
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