Much of the city's hopes for rebirth rests on the Book-Cadillac's success.
One of the ziggarauts of the Book-Cadillac, as seen from the roof of the David Stott Building
The Book-Cadillac and the west side of downtown, as seen from the roof of the Penobscot Building
A pair of Book ends: The Book-Cadillac Hotel and the Book Tower
The Book-Cadillac at night, from the roof of the Penobscot.
The demolition of the Lafayette Building created never-before-seen views of the Book-Cadillac.
Looking up Shelby Street toward the Book-Cadillac Hotel from the roof of the old Federal Reserve Building.
The Book-Cadillac Hotel and the rest of downtown Detroit, as seen from the roof of the Book Tower
The Book-Cadillac towers over Michigan Avenue.
One of the Book-Cadillac Hotel's ziggarauts, as seen from the hotel's roof, during the renovation of the hotel in 2008.
The re-created balconies of the Book-Cadillac's Grand Ballroom. The re-creation closed the balconies off.
The Book-Cadillac Hotel's modernized interior in 2008.
The Book-Cadillac Hotel, far left, as seen from the top of the Greater Penobscot Building.