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David Whitney Building - Renovation photos

The Broderick Tower under renovation and the David Whitney Building

The four-story atrium has a skylight that bathes the white terra cotta room in natural light.

The beautiful lobby of the Whitney Building

The Broderick Tower, left, and David Whitney Building. News that the Whitney would be redeveloped followed work to reopen its neighbor across Woodward.

While the lobby and atrium are original, most of the storefronts have been modernized over the years.

Storefronts along the atrium