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A Dose of Detroit

6 Iconic Detroit Buildings

Detroit is a crash course in world-class architecture. Lists are always incomplete and up for debate, but these 6 buildings are a good start for discovering the rich architectural history of the Motor City. (Photo Vito Palmisano)

  • 1.

    Renaissance Center

    Renaissance Center

    As a collection of 7 massive glass towers, the Renaissance Center defines the Detroit skyline.

  • 2.

    Fisher Building

    Fisher Building

    The Fisher Building is often described as Detroit's largest art object. That's no exaggeration!

  • 3.

    Lafayette Park

    Lafayette Park

    Lafayette Park, south of Eastern Market, is an example of midcentury urban renewal.

  • 4.

    Guardian Building

    Guardian Building

    An art deco style skyscraper, the Guardian Building, has a striking exterior and an opulent interior.

  • 5.

    One Woodward Avenue

    One Woodward Avenue

    Elegant, innovative and just plain beautiful, this skyscraper is a midcentury masterpiece.

  • 6.

    Michigan Central Station

    Michigan Central Station

    The last time a train ever departed from Michigan Central Station was in 1988.

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