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Kresge Building

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Identification

Kresge Building
Kresge's Red Front Store
S. S. Kresge Store #1
197501

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Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
brick
curtain wall
light gray
chicago school

Usages

commercial office
mercantile

Facts

  • Completed in 1917, this building housed the head offices of the S.S. Kresge Company on floors 7-9, and a Kresge department store on on floors 1 and 2 as well as the basement. S. L. Bird & Sons were housed in the remaining floors.
  • Kresge's remaining stores were sold by parent company Kmart in 1897 to the McCrory Corportation. The store would operate as a McCrory's until 1994 when the store closed.

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Location

2-18 State Street
1201-1211 Woodward Avenue
1201 Woodward Avenue
48226
Downtown
Detroit
Michigan
U.S.A.

Technical Data

150.00 ft
150.00 ft
10
1
9/29/1917
Jun 2009
2014

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