Penobscot Block

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For other uses, see Penobscot (disambiguation).
Penobscot Building Annex is part of the 3 building Penobscot Block.

The Penobscot Block is a complex of office towers centered on the 45-story Penobscot Building at the corner of Griswold Street and West Fort Street in Downtown Detroit, Michigan. The buildings on the block are named for the Penobscot, a Native American tribe from Maine.

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The block is occupied by four major buildings:

  1. Penobscot Building (1905) (1905, northwest corner along Shelby Street and West Fort Street) (13 story oldest of the three).
  2. Penobscot Building (1928, northeast corner, along Griswold Street and West Fort Street) (45-story youngest of the three).
  3. Penobscot Building Annex (1922, southwest corner, along Shelby Street and West Congress Street).
  4. Ford Building (southeast corner, along Griswold Street and West Congress Street).

The block is also bordered to the west (along Shelby Street) by the Savoyard Centre, previously known as the Peoples Savings Bank Building and 151 West Fort.

This complex contains a gross total of 1,008,000 square feet (93,600 m2) of office and retail space.

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Coordinates: 42°19′49″N 83°02′50″W / 42.330278°N 83.047222°W / 42.330278; -83.047222