Bankers Trust Company Building, Detroit

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Bankers Trust Company Building
Banker's Trust Company Building Detroit MI.jpg
Location 205 West Congress Street
Detroit, Michigan
Coordinates 42°19′44″N 83°2′53″W / 42.32889°N 83.04806°W / 42.32889; -83.04806Coordinates: 42°19′44″N 83°2′53″W / 42.32889°N 83.04806°W / 42.32889; -83.04806
Built 1925
Architect Wirt C. Rowland of Smith, Hinchman & Grylls
Architectural style Romanesque Revival
Governing body Private
Part of Detroit Financial District (#09001067)
Designated CP December 14, 2009

The Bankers Trust Company Building (1925) is an office building located at the intersection of Congress and Shelby in downtown Detroit, Michigan. Designed by Wirt C. Rowland of Smith, Hinchman & Grylls, the ornately modeled building is an exquisite example of Italian Romanesque Revival architecture in America.

Further reading[edit]

  • Hill, Eric J. and John Gallagher (2002). AIA Detroit: The American Institute of Architects Guide to Detroit Architecture. Wayne State University Press. ISBN 0-8143-3120-3. 
  • Meyer, Katherine Mattingly and Martin C.P. McElroy with Introduction by W. Hawkins Ferry, Hon A.I.A. (1980). Detroit Architecture A.I.A. Guide Revised Edition. Wayne State University Press. ISBN 0-8143-1651-4. 
  • Sharoff, Robert (2005). American City: Detroit Architecture. Wayne State University Press. ISBN 0-8143-3270-6. 
  • Savage, Rebecca Binno and Greg Kowalski (2004). Art Deco in Detroit (Images of America). Arcadia. ISBN 0-7385-3228-2. 
  • Sobocinski, Melanie Grunow (2005). Detroit and Rome: building on the past. Regents of the University of Michigan. ISBN 0933691092.