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Tuesday, May 16, 2006

Michigan's finest office building by detroitblog

detroitblog writes: The Lafayette was built on what was then commonly known as the Bressler Block, a wedge-shaped piece of real estate over which developers salivating for years. The block was acquired in 1850 by Charles E. Bressler, and sold in 1906 by the Bressler family to Edsel Ford and Benjamin Berry, who in turn sold it to George G. Epstean and Associates. At the time it consisted of a number of two- and three-story buildings built in the late 19th century.

Read Frosting on the cake, a history of the Lafayette Building including pictures of the structure today

# posted by Tami @ 9:07 AM
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