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Address: 500 Griswold Street, Detroit, MI 48224
Phone Number: +1 (313) 963-4567
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Beautiful building

We toured this building with Pure Detroit. Wonderful example of pewbic tile. However you are only allowed on the ground floor of the building.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Detroit, Michigan
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Detroit, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We toured this building with Pure Detroit. Wonderful example of pewbic tile. However you are only allowed on the ground floor of the building.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Visited the Guardian Building in Detroit on a recent visit. One of the most beautiful pieces of art deco architecture I've ever seen and interesting history. Well worth a visit.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

I'd highly recommend a visit to anyone who is into architecture or buildings. Definitely a historical building to see in Detroit. Walk around and enjoy!

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Wonderful architecture and history in this building. Lobby was open even on a Saturday. We were stopping in to visit a friend at a convention at Cobo Center. She had walked by the building several times a day for 3 days and had no idea what was inside. She was surprised and texted all those she was with to step... More 

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Brentwood, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I love the architecture of Downtown Detroit and the Guardian Building is a great example. It's impossible to pass it and not just sit and stare and explore all of the beautiful detail

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

If you love the art deco style then don't miss this. It's a working building so you can't go everywhere but don't let that put you off visiting the ground floor entry lobby and hall. Stunning.

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San Francisco, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

wow is this gorgeous inside...art deco and art moderne....go inside lobby to look...its regular class a office bldg n the most lovely office bldg i have seen in my life!!!

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

One of Rowland's best works. The lobby and atrium are stunning. Do not miss. Not the details of mosaics and design. It is so well preserved. The grandeur that was Detroit!!

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San Francisco, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

One of the most imaginative interiors of any building I have seen in traveling to 55 countries and 48 U.S. states. Go here during the weekday so you visit the cafe, which is adjacent to its impressive lobby.

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Clinton Township, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This is one of my favorite buildings in the city. It certainly has the most beautiful lobby's I have ever seen. It is worth a stop if you are in the city.

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Address: 500 Griswold Street, Detroit, MI 48224
Phone Number: +1 (313) 963-4567
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit

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