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Replanning Downtown Detroit - Part 7 of 8

INTERNATIONAL CENTER Section “F” on the map: Heidi Fujii, R.E. Wiese INTERNATIONAL CENTER The area under consideration for this part of Central Business District study is bounded on the west and south by the John Lodge Expressway, on the north by Michigan Avenue and on the east by Second Avenue. Immediately to the east of this area is the Convention Mall, leading from Convention Hall…
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Replanning Downtown Detroit - Part 6 of 8

THE CONVENTION MALL Section “E” on the map: Offices of Harley, Ellington & Day, Inc., Architects & Engineers represented by: Malcolm R. Stirton, William Ku Plan of the Convention mall. The proposed Convention Mall is a part of the redevelopment of the…
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Replanning Downtown Detroit - Part 5 of 8

CADILLAC SQUARE Section “D” on the map: Charles C. Highie 1 Elevated restaurant 2 New office building 3 Theater 4 Bridge over traffic including small shops and historical displays relating to Cadillac Square and Detroit 5 Elevated platform at intersection of…
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Replanning Downtown Detroit - Part 4 of 8

THE “MAINLAND” SHOPPING CENTER Section “C” on the map: Offices of Louis G. Redstone, Architect; Allan G. Agree, Associate Architect represented by: Louis G. Redstone, Avner Naggar, Kiyoshi Mano, Bernard W. Colton, Stanley Aizinas, Alfred Gittleman Plan of the heart of the CBD “Mainland” shopping center. Congestion and parking problem created by 100 people…
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Replanning Downtown Detroit - Part 3 of 8

Section “B” on the map: Offices of Eberle M. Smith Associates, Inc., Architects Engineers represented by: Edward Hammarskjold, Charles W. Scurlock 1 Housing 2 Bus terminal and parking 3 Warehouses 4 Office buildings 5 Volunteer services building 6 Board…
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Replanning Downtown Detroit - Part 2 of 8

Section “A” on the map: Steve Oppenheim, Kurt Rheinfurth (Smith, Hinchman & Grylls) Richard Wolff (Geer Associates) RIVERGATE Inspection of the site revealed that removal of existing structures presented major problems only in the case of the railroad…
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Replanning Downtown Detroit - Part 1 of 8

From the September 1959 issue of the AIA Journal Replanning Downtown Detroit The Architects’ Urban Design Collaborative Two years ago, under the auspicies of the Detroit Chapter of the AIA, a group of architects, representing many prominent offices in Detroit, held an organizational meeting to discuss ways and means of contributing to the betterment of their own city. The group, actually…
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Spring 2002

Let’s take a walk back to April 2002. A few downtown Detroit projects are really starting to take shape. The new Compuware building is coming along. Work continues of the Jefferson Ave. frontage of the RenCen. The berms are getting ready to be removed. Finally, Ford…