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One Woodward Avenue

Identification

One Woodward Avenue
Michgan Consolidated Gas Building, American Natural Resources Building, National City Center
118518

Map

Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
glass
marble
exposed structure
international style

Usage

commercial office
parking

Facts

  • This building has a strong presence in the Civic Center area. The architect varied the stern Miesian International Style formula with the use of white marble, precast concrete panels, and lacy vertical grillwork.
  • Each floor is 15,000 square feet in area.
  • When completed, this was the tallest all-welded steel frame in the world.
  • The recessed glass lobby rises to a height of 25 feet, and creates a small plaza around the base which includes public art.
  • Floors 27 and 28 are entirely mechanical, and the building is topped with a prominent mechanical penthouse that includes 4 more floors that also serves as an architectural rooftop element which can be lit different colors by night.

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More Information

Location

1 Woodward Avenue
48226
U.S.A.

Technical Data

430.01 ft
430.01 ft
426.01 ft
123.00 ft
123.00 ft
28
1
1962
1963
12.00 ft
8.91 ft
13
42
$19,350,000

Involved Companies

Design Architect:

Associate Architect:

Also recorded for this building:

general contractor, property management, real estate agent