Save historic Lafayette Building by signing online petition

Will another historic Detroit building face the wrecking ball? Maybe not – if enough people voice their opposition. Detroit City Council is accepting bids to demolish the Lafayette Building, a 1920s era, 14-story building. Preservation groups want the building saved and have launched an online petition to save this historic building from the same fate … More Save historic Lafayette Building by signing online petition

Save a legendary Detroit landmark from the wrecking ball

The following copy is reprinted from an email sent by Cityscape Detroit. Cityscape Detroit is an advocacy group that promotes historic preservation in conjunction with planned development that improves the quality of life.  The Lafayette Building is a beautiful, 1920’s era, fourteen-story building in downtown Detroit.  It has been vacant for several years, the city … More Save a legendary Detroit landmark from the wrecking ball