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The Press/321

321 W Lafayette Boulevard

The property at 321 W Lafayette Boulevard was designed by architect Albert Kahn and constructed in 1925 as the Detroit Free Press Building. Michigan’s oldest newspaper occupied the ornate, Art Deco-style, limestone structure—comprising a central 14-story tower and a pair of six-story wings—until 1998. In 2017, the vacated mid-rise/high-rise hybrid was purchased by Bedrock. In 2020, the location was renovated by architecture firm Kraemer Design Group into The Press/321 apartments, offices and retail space, with an automated, underground parking garage set up like a vending machine. The rooftop encompasses a pool for residents.

Quick Facts

  • Size: 300,000 sq. ft.
  • Usage: Office, parking, residential, retail
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