Washington Square (Detroit)


Washington Square (Detroit)

Infobox Skyscraper
building_name = Washington Square

| built = 1981
use = residential
location = 1431 Washington Boulevard

Detroit, Michigan USA
roof = 81m; 265ft
top_floor =
antenna_spire =
floor_count = 28
floor_area =
architect = Jude T. Fusco Associates, Inc.| skyscraperpage_id = |

Washington Square is a high-rise in downtown Detroit, Michigan. Built in 1981 as Trolley Plaza (in reference to the trolley that ran along Washington Boulevard at the time), the residential building stands 28 stories tall. The building is located at 1431 Washington Boulevard and occupies the block bordered by Clifford Street, Grand River Avenue and Washington Boulevard. In 2007, the building went under new management and the owner changed the name of the high-rise apartments to Washington Square. This property consist of a 5-floor parking structure topped by 23 floors of residential apartments. The 6th floor, which extends out of the parking structure, includes the lobby, swimming pool, health club, tennis court, and other anemities. Two-story, townhouse-style penthouse suites fill the 27th and 28th floors.

References

*Cite book | author=Hill, Eric J. and John Gallagher | title= AIA Detroit: The American Institute of Architects Guide to Detroit Architecture| year=2002 | publisher= Wayne State University Press | id=ISBN 0-8143-3120-3
*Cite book | author=Meyer, Katherine Mattingly and Martin C.P. McElroy with Introduction by W. Hawkins Ferry, Hon A.I.A.| title=Detroit Architecture A.I.A. Guide Revised Edition | year= 1980| publisher= Wayne State University Press| id = ISBN 0-8143-1651-4
*Cite book | author= Sharoff, Robert | title=American City: Detroit Architecture| publisher=Wayne State University Press| year=2005| id=ISBN 0-8143-3270-6

External links

* [http://www.washingtonsquaredetroit.com/ Washington Square Apartments]
* [http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=Detroit,+Michigan&ie=UTF8&ll=42.332527,-83.053594&spn=0.002249,0.006394&t=k&om=1 Google Maps location of Washington Square]
* [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=trolleyplazaapartments-detroit-mi-usa Trolley Plaza details at Emporis.com]
* [http://skyscraperpage.com/cities/?buildingID=7464 SkyscraperPage.com's Profile on Washington Square Apartments]


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