Title: 
Penobscot Building, Detroit, Mich.
Year: 
1935
Publisher: 
Chaffee & Co., Inc.
Type(s): 
Postcard
Identifier(s): 
12
Language: 
English
Source: 
Mike Skreptak Collection; Dexter Box
Notes: 
C. 1935; the Greater Penobscot Building, located at 645 Griswald Street near Campus Martius, was designed by Wirt C. Rowland in Art Deco style and completed in 1928; at 47 stories high, it was the tallest building in Detroit for almost 50 years until overtaken by the Renaissance Center in 1977; it is recognizable by the red light on top of the building, which is 12 feet in diameter; it was named after a Native American tribe, and its primary use is office space.
Subject(s): 
Greater Penobscot Building (Detroit)
Commercial Buildings
Campus Martius Park (Detroit)
Rowland, Wirt C., Architect
Griswald Street (Detroit)
Parks
Place(s): 
Detroit (Michigan)
Rights: 
Public Domain
Repository: 
University of Windsor. Leddy Library
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