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Allan

Downtown Detroit Part 1

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The threads in the photo section have died, so it's time to post these here.

Renaissance Center

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A DPM train passes One Woodward Avenue

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The intersection of Larned & Woodward

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Penobscot Building

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Looking down Congress Street from Wodward Avenue

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One Woodward Avenue

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Book Cadillac Hotel & Book Tower

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Book Tower

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Guardian Building from Woodward Avenue

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The recently restored Dime Building

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Compuware Building

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David Stott Tower

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Looking up State Street from Wodward Avenue

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Looking north on Woodward Avenue

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The Lofts at Merchant's Row are under construction

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Unfortunately the project also includes this rather tall parking structure. At least it appears to have ground floor retail.

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More of the Merchant's Row Project

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Yeah, I like the street grid too. It's certainly unique! Here is the original plan for the downtown area:

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Unfortunately it never got fully realized. But it resulted in one of the most interesting street layouts in the country. Detroit...the Paris of the Midwest.

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