Detroit Police Headquarters

Title

Detroit Police Headquarters

Publisher

Lawrence Technological University

Date Created

December 7, 2018

Creator

Kahn, Albert

Creator2

Hedrich Blessing Studio (Photographer)

Creator Nationality

American

Work Type

Single Built Works

Date

c. 1923

Work Location

Michigan (state)

Detroit (inhabited place)

Style/Period

Renaissance Revival

Subject

police stations
Detroit (Mich.)--Police Department
reinforced concrete

Description

View of Detroit Police Headquarters a nine-story building of reinforced concrete at 1300 Beaubien Street in Detroit, MI, designed by Albert Kahn and completed c. 1923. “…the Italian palazzo lends dignity and authority to a design that incorporates thoroughly modern construction methods. Here Kahn blends Renaissance details with pier and window patterns commonly found in his commercial architecture,”--AIA Detroit: The American Institute of Architects Guide to Detroit Architecture, by Eric J. Hill and John Gallagher, 2003. Handwritten on back of photograph: Police HQ Printed: Hedrich-Blessing Studio, 450 East Ohio Street, Chicago Neg. no. 8661-G2.

Material/Medium

concrete

Reproduction Type

jpeg

Reproduction Source

b/w photograph: 9 x 7 inches

ID Number

LTU-AK-DM009

Files

LTU-AK-DM009.jpg
Date Added
December 3, 2018
Item Type
VRA Core
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Citation
“Detroit Police Headquarters,” LTU Digital Images, accessed December 17, 2018, https://ltuimagecollection.omeka.net/items/show/17927.