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Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center

Identification

Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center
Marriott Renaissance Center, The Westin Renaissance Center, Detroit Plaza Hotel
118550

Map

Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
concrete
glass
curtain wall
dark gray
modernism

Usage

hotel
shop(s) restaurant tram station museum fitness center

Facts

  • Has a spacious atrium lobby with artificial ponds, rounded concrete balconies, and terraces.
  • The height figures are measured from the back entrance on the riverside.
  • Tallest building in the state of Michigan.
  • The tower's shape is a large cylinder with a smaller cylinder for elevators running up the side.
  • The design is very similar to the Westin Peachtree Plaza in Atlanta, with a large glass cylinder attached to a much narrower one.
  • This is the tallest all-hotel building in the Western Hemisphere.
  • This circular tower has a diameter of 188 feet (57.3 meters).
  • The Marriott Renaissance Center has no labled 7th, 8th or 13th floor.
  • In December of 2001, the General Motors Wintergarden retail atrium was unvield. Designed by SmithGroup, a nationally renowned architect, it rises 103' (31.39m) tall at its highest point offering direct access to the Detroit River.
  • This building is 738'-5" tall from lowest basement service level to the structural top of this building, which is the exterior elevator tower. And, it's 747'-0" from the basement driveway level.
  • Located in the center of the Renaissance Center complex, surrounded by four identical office towers.
  • The floors numbered 71 and 72 are home to Coach Insigna, an upscale restaurant.

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Location

1 Renaissance Center
48226
U.S.A.

Technical Data

755.01 ft
726.68 ft
725.43 ft
711.01 ft
696.51 ft
696.51 ft
70
2
1973
1977
2003
9.33 ft

Involved Companies

Premium Companies:

Architect:

Also recorded for this building:

asset manager, construction management, developer, electrical engineering, elevator supplier, environmental consultant, escalator supplier, facade maintenance system supplier, fire protection engineering, foundation company, general contractor, glass supplier, lightning protection, mechanical engineering, owner, parking management, project management, property management, tenant

Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings