Penobscot Building Annex

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Penobscot Annex
Alternative names New Penobscot Building
General information
Status Complete
Type Commercial offices
Architectural style Chicago School
Location 144 West Congress Street
Detroit, Michigan
Completed 1913
Roof 94.49 m (310.0 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 23
Lifts/elevators 6
Design and construction
Architect Donaldson & Meier
Penobscot Building Annex
Governing body Private
Part of Detroit Financial District (#09001067)
Designated CP December 14, 2009

The Penobscot Building Annex is a 23-storey, 94.49 m (310.0 ft) office skyscraper located at 144 West Congress Street in Downtown Detroit, Michigan. This portion of the Penobscot Block is now physically connected to the newer Penobscot Building Tower.

The Annex was built in 1913 with three basement levels, and was designed in the Chicago School architectural style.

The Penobscot Building Annex is a contributing property in the Detroit Financial Historic District, and on the National Register of Historic Places.

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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. 

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Media related to Penobscot Building Annex at Wikimedia Commons