Category Archive: Architecture

Book Review: “Designing Detroit ~ Wirt Rowland and the Rise of Modern American Architecture” by Michael G. Smith

June 13, 2017 - Add Comment

“Designing Detroit” Author Michael G. Smith You can’t imagine our pride and [...]

Top 15 Best Architects in Detroit History

June 3, 2016 - 4 Comments

ABOVE: The Louis Kamper designed Colonel Frank J. Hecker House (1888) at 5510 Woodward. [...]

Albert Kahn: 400 Buildings in Metro Detroit

June 14, 2013 - 44 Comments

Above: General Motors Building Research Laboratory (c.1928) in foreground, with the General Motors [...]

30 Famous Architects with Designs in Detroit

November 27, 2012 - 8 Comments

Words and Photographs by Dale Carlson with Michael G. Smith Get more in touch with Detroit’s [...]

Wirt Rowland – A Short Biography

June 16, 2012 - 3 Comments

By Michael G. Smith with Dale Carlson / Photos by Dale Carlson & Michael G. Smith ♦ ♦ ♦ [...]

The Guardian Building – Detroit, Michigan

April 28, 2012 - 2 Comments

By Brian Ochmanski / Photos by Dale Carlson First among the giants of Detroit’s skyline is a [...]

Bankers Trust Company Building – Detroit, Michigan

April 14, 2012 - 3 Comments

By Michael G. Smith / Photos by Dale Carlson & Michael G. Smith In an out-of-the-way corner [...]

The Penobscot Building – Detroit, Michigan

March 23, 2012 - 10 Comments

The Penobscot Building at 645 Griswold in downtown Detroit’s Financial District was the [...]

State Savings Bank Building – Detroit, Michigan

February 11, 2012 - 2 Comments

The State Savings Bank Building (1900) at the corner of Fort and Shelby in downtown Detroit is the [...]

St. Florian Catholic Church – Hamtramck, Michigan

February 9, 2012 - 3 Comments

St. Florian Roman Catholic Church (1926) at 2626 Poland Street in Hamtramck is one of two [...]

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