Ford Building

When it was built in 1909, the Ford Building was the tallest skyscraper in Detroit until 1913.  Unlike Burnham’s previous buildings, it was constructed with a steel frame instead of thick masonry.  The exterior was clad in white terra cotta that was crisply detailed...

Dime Building

Originally known as the Dime Savings Bank Building, this building is one of three remaining buildings designed by one the most celebrated architects at the...

Cadillac Place

In 1923, it opened as one of the largest office buildings in the world. Originally, it was known as the General Motors Building since it had housed the company’s world headquarters from 1923 until 1996. In 1996, GM moved its world headquarters to the Renaissance...