Historic Detroit

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Metropolitan Building - Photos

The Metropolitan Building front facade as of March 2023

Front entrance and lobby area

Stairway from front lobby to second floor

Another view at the main lobby area

Metropolitan facade details with the Wright Kay Building in the front

A view at the Skillman branch of the Detroit Public Library from the second floor above the lobby

A nearly-demolished building after the extensive restoration in 2018

Stairway to second floor

The beautifully restored Great Hall with its colorful architectural details

An early morning view at the Metropolitan Building front facade

The $33 million redevelopment was led by the Roxbury Group and the Means Group. The Roxbury Group was also responsible for the renovation of the David Whitney Building.

Hallway to meeting rooms on the second floor

Hallway to meeting rooms and gym on the second floor

The back of the triangular-shaped Metropolitan Building in March 2022.