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Book-Cadillac Hotel - Photos

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.