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Architecture, Art, and Design from the American Midwest | Photos by me unless noted otherwise

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@welcomehomebldr not a highway, that’s the people mover tracksDetails and an elevation drawing from the Detroit Institute of Arts https://t.co/py5qUq64cKWilson Eyre, The Detroit Club (1891) Detroit, MI One of two Detroit buildings designed by the great Philadelphia a… https://t.co/AZdTqNFfl1Mason & Rice, First Presbyterian Church aka Ecumenical Theological Seminary (1889-1891) Detroit, MI https://t.co/atuRVwN900 @PatriciaHowie what a shame, Saginaw has lost so many beautiful buildings already
7/29
2021
John H. Avery House (1878) Detroit, MI During the 1870s some of Detroit’s wealthiest residents built houses around… https://t.co/QO4yOReuac @dmtrubman there used to be another little apartment building squeezed into that open space https://t.co/73lnewVC8dWilliam S. Joy, Amsonia Apartments (1908) Detroit, MI https://t.co/S2v32K3g8aRapp & Rapp, The Leland Hotel (1927) Detroit, MI A rare hotel commission for the Chicago architecture firm known m… https://t.co/KM5IXfu3m7
Retweeted by Midwest ModernA funky looking 1980's restaurant in Madison Illinois. Any idea what this wou have been originally? https://t.co/OAeCBIVh9r
Retweeted by Midwest ModernSgt. Pepperoni’s Woodward Avenue Detroit, MI https://t.co/n516rPqt9f
Retweeted by Midwest ModernNeumann/Smith Architects, Cambridge Office Center (1986) Livonia, MI https://t.co/tai5qLARmz
Retweeted by Midwest ModernRossen/Neumann Associates, Kyoto Steakhouse (1977, Demolished) Southfield, MI https://t.co/sPK5GmWx0n
Retweeted by Midwest ModernNeumann/Smith Architects, Galleria Officentre (1987) Southfield, MI https://t.co/aCA2rRJryh
Retweeted by Midwest Modern @Bhoughton01 yeah there’s a law firm and a few other businessesNeumann/Smith Architects, Cambridge Office Center (1986) Livonia, MI https://t.co/tai5qLARmzKenneth Neumann, Franklin Ravine Residence (1987) Franklin, MI Photos: Timothy Hursley Via Architecture (August 19… https://t.co/zOiV6yvH3n
Retweeted by Midwest ModernRossen/Neumann Associates, Scott Building Office Center (1972) Troy, MI https://t.co/8nVNxAUS8v
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7/28
2021
Rossen/Neumann Associates, Kyoto Steakhouse (1977, Demolished) Southfield, MI https://t.co/sPK5GmWx0nSanford Rossen, Wing Lake House (1965) Bloomfield Hills, MI https://t.co/oM1ZiWzhVyRossen/Neumann Associates, World Camera aka House of Denmark (1974) Livonia, MI Originally built as World Camera a… https://t.co/y51r6Kdsbx
Retweeted by Midwest ModernGunnar Birkerts, Cross of Christ Lutheran Church (2001) Bloomfield Hills, MI https://t.co/mXfo9GsP9g
Retweeted by Midwest ModernJust found out there was a 90s boy band from Youngstown, Ohio called Youngstown https://t.co/W1Py2RPCVr
Retweeted by Midwest Modern @GeekyGearhead99 Thanks, I’m working on setting up a print store and I’ll put these on there.Gunnar Birkerts, Domino’s Pizza Franchise Prototype (1986) Jackson, MI Vintage photo via “The Architecture of Gunn… https://t.co/OG5eD8hjrd
Retweeted by Midwest ModernI’ve been informed they also did a song about Pokémon https://t.co/XAFy0KLB19 @brettmercer_ lmaoo I’m imagining a record exec like “we have to fill in the gap between LFO and Crazytown, huge untapped market” @Govtcheez2 from what I can tell their biggest hit was from the live action Inspector Gadget movie lolboy band singing about the decline of the steel industryJust found out there was a 90s boy band from Youngstown, Ohio called Youngstown https://t.co/W1Py2RPCVrGunnar Birkerts, Livonia Public Library Alfred Noble Branch (1967) Livonia, MI https://t.co/uy0LshTXU3
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7/27
2021
Gunnar Birkerts, Cross of Christ Lutheran Church (2001) Bloomfield Hills, MI https://t.co/mXfo9GsP9gGunnar Birkerts, Holtzman & Silverman Real Estate Office (1983-89) Southfield, MI Photos by me Drawings from the… https://t.co/8WSf0OToTR
Retweeted by Midwest ModernGorby’s Music, charleston wv. Prestressed concrete panels! @JoshLipnik does wv count. https://t.co/xvMtt9BuB1
Retweeted by Midwest ModernMy favorite photos I’ve taken of a Gunnar Birkerts structure (Domino’s Cellular Tower; 1987) although the architect… https://t.co/mzOMcO7hqe
Retweeted by Midwest ModernA perfect small town modern post office in Glen Arbor, Michigan. I have mailed many postcards here. With the slight… https://t.co/Fvr71FX5Q9
Retweeted by Midwest ModernOne of Rapp & Rapp’s theater designs in Chicago https://t.co/TgGvRWq9o2Rapp & Rapp, The Leland Hotel (1927) Detroit, MI A rare hotel commission for the Chicago architecture firm known m… https://t.co/KM5IXfu3m7Gordon W. Lloyd, Wright-Kay Building (1891) Detroit, MI Originally opened as an instrument store and piano showroo… https://t.co/0QpL1COLoZ
Retweeted by Midwest ModernAlbert Kahn, Addison Hotel aka The Addison Apartments (1905) Detroit, MI https://t.co/u7pVVDjfGl
Retweeted by Midwest ModernGarden Bowl Woodward Avenue Detroit, MI https://t.co/oQvzayV0nt
Retweeted by Midwest ModernCouple hours left to vote in the Indianapolis vs. Cleveland poll on my Patreon: https://t.co/30LlVua1bk I also put… https://t.co/8D1PYWYSC9Harry Weese, Irwin Union Bank & Trust (1959) Hope, IN Photos: Hedrich-Blessing Via Chicago History Museum Images… https://t.co/PBm6WxyBKbHarry Weese, Irwin Union Bank-Eastbrook Branch (1961) Columbus, IN Photos: Joseph Messana Via UN-Lincoln Archives https://t.co/l5djTr8Pxm
Retweeted by Midwest ModernHarry Weese, Elizabeth Clementine Miller & Robert Tangeman Cottage (1969) Llanfair Island, Muskoka Lake, ON Photos… https://t.co/cZT3XyruF9
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7/26
2021
Harry Weese, Willow Street Townhomes (1974) Chicago, IL Photo: Hedrich-Blessing https://t.co/GwtpRDJeFCHarry Weese, Marcus Center for the Performing Arts (1969) Milwaukee, WI Photos: Joseph Messana Via UN-Lincoln Arch… https://t.co/MNZJTaAYE7
Retweeted by Midwest ModernHarry Weese, Water Tower House (1948) Barrington, IL The first house Weese designed for his own family outside Chi… https://t.co/Gx7fx5OlZV
Retweeted by Midwest ModernHarry Weese, Cornell College (1967) Mt. Vernon, Iowa Photos: Hedrich-Blessing Via Chicago History Museum Images C… https://t.co/aSJOkKfw4W
Retweeted by Midwest ModernHarry Weese, Time Life Building (1969) Chicago, IL Photos: Bill Engdahl https://t.co/qPe5zNTk7Y
Retweeted by Midwest ModernHarry Weese, Long-Kogen Realtors Building (1958) Chicago, IL Photos: Hedrich-Blessing Via Chicago History Museum… https://t.co/FTZbUprbQHCool story I came across... This Chicago couple found a long lost shower stall designed by Harry Weese in 1956 for… https://t.co/SHwVHuRRZC
Retweeted by Midwest ModernHarry Weese, St. Thomas Episcopal Church (1963) Menasha, WI Weese was commissioned to design a new sanctuary for S… https://t.co/Iq6bWebQLH
Retweeted by Midwest Modern @PatriciaHowie yes, you can see the little Magic Stick of you zoom in. it’s a complex with the bowling alley, club, and pizzeria.Garden Bowl Woodward Avenue Detroit, MI https://t.co/oQvzayV0nt @profmusgrave Here is a photo from 2009 I found on Flickr, the building was renovated a few years later and they pu… https://t.co/FeNFaX1PTpGraham, Burnham & Co., David Whitney Building (1914) Detroit, MI Designed by the successor firm to Daniel Burnham… https://t.co/LeMkLQaAn9 @SusanKlaiber I love this one! I went to see it but the sun was too bright to get photos and idk when I’ll make it back to Grosse Ile. @suzetrup The architecture firm Neumann/Smith has offices there and there was a John Varvatos clothing store on the… https://t.co/FzA7oWl4OeGordon W. Lloyd, Wright-Kay Building (1891) Detroit, MI Originally opened as an instrument store and piano showroo… https://t.co/0QpL1COLoZ @surahhand 🥲 that’s terrible, hope that everyone is safeSgt. Pepperoni’s Woodward Avenue Detroit, MI https://t.co/n516rPqt9fBookie’s Ham & Soul Grand River Avenue Detroit, MI https://t.co/1v7ui5WAUO
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7/25
2021
Doors and details of the First Presbyterian Church of Detroit (1891) by Mason & Rice https://t.co/7l9WNbMW83
Retweeted by Midwest ModernAlbert Kahn, Addison Hotel aka The Addison Apartments (1905) Detroit, MI https://t.co/u7pVVDjfGlAlbert Kahn, Standard Accident Insurance Company Building (1920) Detroit, MI Apparently slated for a $72 million… https://t.co/4hOjNMBodX @nicholastristan I was surprised to find out this homeless shelter in Detroit was originally a single family house,… https://t.co/k0VrPZaru6 @ChezCirce the entrance is definitely a 50s/60s interventionApartments (1910) Westminster Street Detroit, MI https://t.co/kjQk0tj40v @pdhalldc I think that’s a lion? @pdhalldc the one on the other side is not quite as eroded https://t.co/uWwwM6SsbP @SteveSkaff god that’s a beauty!If I had to choose, Maccabees is probably my favorite Albert Kahn building https://t.co/ujRZ7JA9fC https://t.co/ZH6X7SozjjJust in time for #Caturday, carved lion from the Pillsbury Building on the U of Minn campus. Richardsonian Romanes… https://t.co/KqWKSmmswm
Retweeted by Midwest ModernHouse (1890) Forest Avenue Detroit, MI https://t.co/1fIM4z8y7zThe Magic Stick Detroit, MI https://t.co/Pbz3hjo0nh
Retweeted by Midwest Modern @PalettaAnthony someone get that Taco Bell on the National Register @AlanLoomis Thanks Alan! @PatriciaHowie Yes!Vintage Squirt Sign Michigan Avenue Detroit, MI https://t.co/Y8sSr9TjJWFor @JoshLipnik, the discovery of Midwestern culture takes place along the highways and buildings of cities that sp… https://t.co/x8D7HHVeHS
Retweeted by Midwest Modern @53viroqua Yes, it’s been the home of the Ecumenical Theological Seminary since 1992 https://t.co/uF74Pr4CRoDoors and details of the First Presbyterian Church of Detroit (1891) by Mason & Rice https://t.co/7l9WNbMW83 @TheColorNo agree on sweetwater but I think wings is its own categoryThe Magic Stick Detroit, MI https://t.co/Pbz3hjo0nhBookie’s Ham & Soul Grand River Avenue Detroit, MI https://t.co/1v7ui5WAUO1890 Second Empire style house in Detroit’s Peterboro-Charlotte Historic District https://t.co/0Px81fCaOT
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7/24
2021
William P. Wenzler, UW-Stevens Point Fine Arts Complex (1966) Stevens Point, WI Photos via Pinterest https://t.co/DmQf47z0Kn
Retweeted by Midwest ModernSkidmore Owings & Merrill, Brunswick Building aka Cook County Administration Building (1965) Chicago, IL Photos: P… https://t.co/6c9kHQJeMN
Retweeted by Midwest ModernSkidmore Owings & Merrill, Chas. A. Stevens Women’s Clothing Store (1944) Chicago, IL Photos: Hedrich-Blessing Via… https://t.co/98BCF8eNzP
Retweeted by Midwest Modern @yayjosh420 yeah I love seoul streetSkidmore Owings & Merrill, Conex Shipping Container Plant (1961) Des Plaines, IL Photos: Hedrich-Blessing Via Chic… https://t.co/Y2oJd8uFl5
Retweeted by Midwest ModernI’ll drop this one since nobody’s mentioned it, Famous Fried Chicken in Farmington. Great slogan too. https://t.co/wb2CJEf46p @SnoopWill313 ok this one is new to me and this sign is promising https://t.co/gWRcxvEPNq @robpollard45 I have been to Lee’s and it was good, I’ll have to try Ma Lou’s next time I’m in YpsiQuestion for Detroiters: what is the best fried chicken spot in Detroit (or suburbs)?Apartments (1928) Broadstreet Avenue Detroit, MI https://t.co/cXp7UbHPxY
Retweeted by Midwest Modern1890 Second Empire style house in Detroit’s Peterboro-Charlotte Historic District https://t.co/0Px81fCaOT @PatriciaHowie I think some units are occupied but it was hard to tellApartments (1912) Westminster Street Detroit, MI https://t.co/epvc3yzBh1
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2021

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