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Penobscot Building (first) - Photos

The first Penobscot main entrance in March 2023

The first Penobscot as seen from Fort Street

The Penobscot Building, as seen from the Federal Reserve Building across Fort Street.

An eye-level detail of the first Penobscot Building's details

Looking up - The Penobscot block (the 1905 Penobscot, the 1916 Penobscot Annex and the 1928 Penobscot Building), the Buhl Building and the backside of the Ford Building.

Cornice in November 2023

North facade detail

Upper levels in November 2023