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The Guardian Building, Detroit

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The Guardian Building is a timeless depiction of creativity and accomplishment, it represents a past era enriched by people who believed in the success of Detroit and its many cultures. The building has been designated a National Historic Landmark, the highest honor given by the National Park Service.
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  • Breathtakingly beautiful Art Deco building in the beating heart of downtown Detroit. Stunning interior with stunning mosaics, stained & leaded glass panels, mosaic marble floors, etc. Retail...  more »
  • Beautiful building, great tour! Everywhere you look there is something that catches your eye. The tiles are colorful works of art. The outside of the building is gorgeous too. Parking was easy...  more »
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  • Spectacular. The Cathedral of Finance. An art deco skyscraper from the golden age of Detroit. Built in 1929 just before the Great Depression the Guardian Building is still spectacular inside and out. Make sure to look at the exterior closely to see the incredible and never to be duplicated details. Inside, it feels like being in a European church. Visit the shops and services and extend your enjoyment.
  • An Art Deco masterpiece. Clearly they are used to people wandering in to take photos as none of the security even batted an eye in my direction as I was looking around. Celebrating their 90th birthday with historical posters in the lobby. Definitely worth checking out if you're an architectural nerd, like me.

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