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150 West Jefferson
||1987 - 1989
m (455 ft)
Heller Manus Architects, BEI Associates
150 West Jefferson (Formerly called the
Madden Building) is a tall skyscraper in Downtown Detroit,
Michigan. The building was constructed in 1987, and finished in 1989. It stands at 26 stories tall, with two
basement floors, for a total of 28. The building's materials are plain concrete and granite, in a postmodern architectural
design. The building stands at 150 West Jefferson Avenue,
between Shelby Street and Griswold Street, and between Jefferson
and Larned Street.
building is primarily used as an Office tower, with a
parking garage, restaurant and retail offices inside it.
This building is connected to the rest of downtown Detroit by a
station stop on the Detroit People Mover transit
system built into the adjacent parking ramp. 150 West Jefferson
sits on the former site of the Detroit Stock Exchange. Some of the
facade of the old building was preserved and was used in the
interior and exterior decoration of this building. This building is
444' 6" from its front entrance off West Jefferson Avenue. The back
entrance off the podium on Larned Street actually sits 7' lower.
Four flagpoles, each 30 feet (9 m) high, are located at each corner
of the top of the slanted roof. Each displays an American flag; the four can be seen across
the river in Windsor, Ontario.
District station of the Detroit People Mover system is
housed inside the building.
The Detroit Office of Miller, Canfield,
Paddock & Stone is currently occupies on the top floors of
150 West Jefferson. The Detroit office of KPMG is in 150 West Jefferson.
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Transwestern is responsible for the leasing of the building and
can be reached at 248-932-2840.
Coordinates: 42°19′43″N 83°02′41″W / 42.3286°N
For Leasing Information cut and paste the following link: http://showcase.costar.com/b/commercial-real-estate/Charles-Howard/2091601?src=ppcg#&&/wEXAQURV29ya2Zsb3dIaXN0b3J5SUQFJGI3ZmYwZDVjLWFlYTktNDQ1Mi1hMjMwLTRkZGIyYTBhMTMwZBUVz85SBAl18hmirKHZV2xh2/j3