Historic Building Renovated for 21st Century Use
The 1920’s-era Federal Reserve Bank sat vacant for a decade before Bedrock Real Estate Services purchased the building. The classic revival-style building is distinguished by its glass annex, designed by Minoru Yamasaki in 1951.
The design team worked with Detroit’s Historic District Commission to retain the building’s exterior architectural heritage while transforming the interior for 21st Century functionality. Design themes channeled Yamasaki's ghost to open the building with transparency and light, program new retail areas at grade and create synergy between the activated lobby and landscaped plaza. The lobby features beautiful, natural materials, such as wood, marble and glass in sinuous patterns.
ROSSETTI designed its own offices on the fourth floor, offices for Varnum Law and Quicken Loans Fulfillment, as well as the two ground-floor restaurants.