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April 6 2013 | 10:00am to 12:00pm
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!
"Detroit's largest art object" and "The Fisher Brother's gift to the city of the Detroit" are phrases that have been used to describe the Fisher Building. Perhaps it is best described as a luxurious building that represents the multi-faceted influence of automobiles. Designated a National Historic Landmark in 1989, the Fisher Building features a 28-story set-back Art Deco tower. The interior is bisected by a 44-foot high barrel-vaulted arcade, and every inch is opulently decorated with bronze, gold leaf, and over forty types of exotic marbles mined in quarries in Africa; Italy and Carthage, Missouri.
Sold to a real-estate firm in 1974 by the three remaining Fisher Brothers, the Fisher Building continues to be a meticulously maintained and fully occupied Art Deco jewel, a symbol of the change and prosperity the automobile brought to Detroit. Our guide’s knowledge of the architectural details and stories make this an unforgettable tour!
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