Title: 
Penobscot Building, Detroit, Mich.
Year: 
1909
Publisher: 
F. von Bardeleben
Type(s): 
Postcard
Identifier(s): 
U. S. 642
Language: 
English
Source: 
Mike Skreptak Collection; Box 2
Notes: 
Postmarked 1909; the original 13-story Penobscot Building located at 131 West Fort Street in the Detroit Financial District; it is a brick and stone building built 1904-5; designed by Donaldson and Meier in the Beaux-Arts style and financed by Detroit businessman Simon J. Murphy Sr.; originally an office building, it now houses retail stores and services; the building should not to be confused with the better known 47-story Greater Penobscot Building located at 645 Griswold Street; addressed to Mr. Peter Tousignant, from Lizzie Tousignant; became part of the Penobscot Block.
Subject(s): 
Penobscot Building (Detroit)
Donaldson and Meier, Architects
Fort Street (Detroit)
Commercial Buildings
Tousignant, Elizabeth
Penobscot Block (Detroit)
Place(s): 
Detroit (Michigan)
Rights: 
Public Domain
Repository: 
University of Windsor. Leddy Library
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