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Photos of Historic Buildings - Metro Detroit, Michigan

This list includes buildings with state or national historic designations, as well as other old buildings, some already demolished, that have been significant in the history of Detroit and southeast Michigan.

Please note - some historic places are now private residences and businesses and are not open to the public.

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Academy of the Sacred Heart - Grosse Pointe Farms
Alden Park Towers - Detroit
Alger, Russell A., Jr, House - Grosse Pointe Farms
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity House - Detroit
Andrus, Loren House (octagon house) - Washington Twp.
Ann Arbor Central Fire Station - Ann Arbor
Arden Park-East Boston Historic District - Detroit
Armstrong, William House - Wyandotte
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church Complex - Detroit
Avon School District No. 5 Schoolhouse - Rochester
Avon Township Hall - Rochester

Bach, Henry C., House - Farmington Hills
Bagley Inn - Bloomfield Hills
Baker, Henry W. House - Plymouth
Barn Church - Troy
Behrns, Joachim, House - Warren
Belcrest Hotel - Detroit
Belle Isle - Detroit
Bennett, Henry D. House/Kempf House Museum/ - Ann Arbor
Berkley Fire Hall and Villages Offices - Berkley
Bethlehem German Evangelical Church - Ann Arbor
B.F. Howland Lumber Co. - Milford
Bonstelle Theatre (former Temple Beth-El)
Book-Cadillac Hotel
Boston-Edison Historic District - Detroit
Broderick Tower - Detroit

Cadillac Place (former General Motors Building)
Carnegie Library - Mount Clemens
Cary Building - Detroit
Central School - Pontiac
Charles Trombley House (now Beaubien House) - Detroit
Charles Trowbridge House - Detroit
Christ Church Chapel Complex - Grosse Pointe Farms
Christ Church, Detroit - Detroit
Clarkston Village Historic District - Clarkston
Clay School (now Clay Office and Conference Center) - Detroit
Clinton Valley Center - Pontiac
Commandant's Quarters, Dearborn Arsenal - Dearborn
Corktown Historic District - Detroit
Coronado Apartments - Detroit
Cranbrook - Bloomfield Hills
Cranbrook Academy of Art Museum
Cranbrook House and Gardens
Cranbrook Institute of Science

Dearborn Historical Museum - Dearborn
Dearborn Inn - Dearborn
Delta Upsilon Fraternity House - Ann Arbor
Deming, Paul Harvey, House - Grosse Pointe Farms
Detroit Cornice and Slate Building - Detroit
Detroit Fire Department Hook and Ladder House No. 5 - Detroit
Detroit Naval Armory - Detroit
Detroit Observatory - Ann Arbor
Detroit Yacht Club - Detroit
Detroit Zoological Park - Royal Oak
Dingledey, Phillip and Maria Hasselbach, House - Canton
Dunbar Hospital - Detroit

Eagle Theater - Pontiac
Earl, Thomas House - Ann Arbor
East Ferry Avenue Historic District - Detroit
East River Road Historic District - Grosse Ile
Eastern Market Historic District  - Detroit
Eastern Michigan Asylum Historic District - Pontiac
Eastern Michigan University Historic District - Ypsilanti
Edsel & Eleanor Ford House - Grosse Pointe Shores
Elwood Bar - Detroit
Erin-Warren Fractional District No. 2 Schoolhouse - Eastpointe
Eton Street Station (former Grand Trunk Western Railroad Depot) - Birmingham

Fairgrove Avenue Historic District - Pontiac
Farmington Historic District - Farmington
Farwell Building - Detroit
Ferndale School - Ferndale
Fire Engine House No. 11 - Detroit
Fire Engine House No. 18  - Detroit
First Baptist Church of Detroit - Detroit
First Baptist Church of Royal Oak - Royal Oak
First Congregational Church 
First National Bank Building
First Presbyterian Church - Pontiac
First Unitarian Church - Ann Arbor
First Unitarian Church of Detroit - Detroit
First Unitarian Universalist Church - Detroit
First United Methodist Church - Highland Park
First United Methodist Church - Royal Oak
First United Methodist Church of Pontiac - Pontiac
Fisher Building - Detroit
Fisher and New Center Buildings - Detroit
Fisher Mansion - Detroit
Ford, Edsel & Eleanor House - Grosse Pointe Shores
Ford, Henry, Square House - Garden City
Ford Motor Company - Highland Park Plant
Ford Peabody House - Birmingham
Ford Piquette Avenue Plant - Detroit
Ford River Rouge Complex - Dearborn
Ford Rotunda - Dearborn
Ford Valve Plant - Northville
Ford-Bacon House - Wyandotte
Fort Shelby Hotel - Detroit
Fort Street Presbyterian Church - Detroit
Fort Wayne - Detroit
Fountain-Bessac House - Manchester
Fox Theatre - Detroit
Franklin Cider Mill - Franklin
Frieze, Henry Simmons, House - Ann Arbor

G.A.R. Building - Detroit
Garden Court Apartments
Garfield Building/Edwin S. George Building
Garfield, James A., School - Detroit
Gem Theater
General Motors Building (now Cadillac Place)
General Motors Technical Center - Warren
Germania Building Complex - Ann Arbor
Germantown/ Harmonie Club - Detroit
Gethsemane Evangelical Lutheran Church - Detroit
Ginsburg, Bernard, House - Detroit
Globe Tobacco Company Building - Detroit
Governor Warner Mansion / Farmington Historical Museum - Farmington
Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church - Highland Park
Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.) Building - Detroit
Grand Circus Park Historic District - Detroit
Grand Riviera Theater (demolished) - Detroit
Grand Trunk Western Railroad Birmingham Depot (Eton Street Station) - Birmingham
Grand Trunk Western Railroad, Mount Clemens Station
Greater Shiloh Baptist Church - Detroit
Greektown Historic District - Detroit
Greenfield Village & Henry Ford Museum
Greenmead Historical Park - Livonia
Gregor S. and Elizabeth B. Affleck House - Bloomfield Hills
Grindley, Robert M. and Matilda Kitch, House - Detroit
Grinnell Brothers Music House - Pontiac
Griswold Building - Detroit
Grosse Pointe High School - Grosse Pointe Farms
Grosse Pointe Memorial Church - Grosse Pointe Farms
Guardian Building  

Harmonie Club - Detroit
Harris Hall - Ann Arbor
Harvey, John, House - Detroit
Hecker-Smiley Mansion - Detroit
Hecox, Frank J., House - Howell Twp.
Henry and Clara Ford House - Detroit
Henry Ford Estate - Fair Lane
Hibbard Apartment Building
Highland Heights-Stevens' Subdivision Historic District - Highland Park
Highland Park General Hospital - Highland Park
Highland Park Presbyterian Church - Highland Park
Highland United Methodist Church - Highland Township
Hillberry Theatre/former First Church of Christ, Scientist  - Detroit
Historic First Congregational Church - Detroit
Historic Little Rock Baptist Church - Detroit
Hoffstetter, Jacob, House - Ann Arbor
Holy Family Roman Catholic Church - Detroit
Holly Hotel - Holly
Holly's Historic Union Depot - Holly
Horatio N. Howard House - Pontiac
Howell Downtown Historic District - Howell
Hubbard-Kesby House - Milford
Hudson-Evans House - Detroit
Hunter, Mulford T., House - Detroit
Hurlbut Memorial Gate - Detroit

Indian Village Historic District - Detroit

Jefferson Hall - Detroit
J.L. Hudson's Building  (demolished 1998)
John W. Hunter House - Birmingham

Kahn, Albert, House - Detroit
Kales Building - Detroit
Kean, The - Detroit
Kempf House Museum/Henry D. Bennett House - Ann Arbor
King, L. B., and Company Building - Detroit
Kolping Park and Chapel - Chesterfield Township
Kresge, S. S., World Headquarters - Detroit

Lancaster and Waumbek Apartments - Detroit
Lathrup Village Historic District - Lathrup Village
Lawyers Building - Detroit
Lee Plaza Hotel - Detroit
Lincoln Motor Company Plant - Detroit
Litchfield, James, House - Dexter
Livingston County Courthouse - Howell
Louk, George, Farm - Howell Township

Maccabees Building (now School Center Building) - Detroit
MacNichol, George P., House - Wyandotte
Main Street Post Office - Ann Arbor
Mariners' Church of Detroit - Detroit
Marquis Theatre - Northville
Marx House - Wyandotte
Masonic Temple - Detroit
McAdow, Perry, House- Detroit
McGregor Public Library - Highland Park
Meadow Brook Farms - Rochester Hills
Medbury's-Grove Lawn Subdivisions Historic District - Highland Park
Merchants Building - Detroit
Merrill Fountain - Detroit
Metropolitan United Methodist Church - Detroit
Michigan Central Depot - Detroit
Michigan Central Railroad Depot - Ann Arbor
Michigan State Fair Buildings - Detroit
Michigan Theater Building - Ann Arbor
Milford Rural Agricultural School - Milford
Modern Housing Corporation Addition Historic District - Pontiac
Monroe Avenue Commercial Buildings - Detroit
Monroe Avenue Historic District - Detroit
Moross House - Detroit
Moses Wisner House - Pontiac
Motown Historical Museum - Detroit
Music Hall (Wilson Theatre)
Myrick-Palmer House - Pontiac

Newberry Hall - Ann Arbor
Nickels Arcade - Ann Arbor
North Ann Arbor Street Historic District - Ann Arbor
North Milford Village Historic District - Milford
North Woodward Avenue Congregational Church - Detroit
Northern Brewery - Ann Arbor
Northville Historic District - Northville
Northwood House - Detroit

Oak Hill Cemetery - Pontiac
Oakman Boulevard Historic District - Detroit
Old Wayne County Building
Olds, Alonzo W., House - South Lyon
Orchard Lake Schools Historic District - Orchard Lake
Orchestra Hall - Detroit
Our Lady of the Rosary Parish - Detroit

Palmer Park Apartment Building Historic District - Detroit
Palmer Park Boulevard Apartment Buildings Historic District - Highland Park
Palmer, William B. and Mary Shuford, House - Ann Arbor
Palmer Woods Historic District - Detroit
Palms, The - Detroit
Park Avenue Historic District - Detroit
Park United Presbyterian Church - Highland Park
Parke-Davis and Company Pharmaceutical Plant - Detroit
Parke-Davis Research Laboratory - Detroit
Parmenter's Northville Cider Mill - Northville
Pasadena Apartments - Detroit
Pease Auditorium - Ypsilanti
People's Community Church - Detroit
Pewabic Pottery - Detroit
Players, The - Detroit
Pleasant Ridge Historic District - Pleasant Ridge
Pontchartrain Apartments - Detroit
Pontiac Art Center - Pontiac
Pontiac Commercial Historic District - Pontiac
Pontiac Post Office (now Grace Centers of Hope) - Pontiac
Prayer Temple of Love Cathedral - Highland Park
President's House, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Rackham, Horace H., Education Memorial Building
Randolph Street Commercial Buildings Historic District - Detroit
Redford Theatre - Redford Township
Resurrection Promise Church - Detroit
Redford Township District No. 5 School
Roseland Park Mausoleum - Berkley
Rowe House - Highland Township
Royal Palms Hotel - Detroit

Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church Complex - Detroit
Sacred Heart Seminary - Detroit
Sashabaw Presbyterian Church - Clarkston
Scarab Club Local Historic District - Detroit
School Center Building (former Maccabees Building)
Schwankovsky Temple of Music (now Wright-Kay Building) - Detroit
Second Baptist Church of Detroit - Detroit
Sherwood Forest Historic District - Detroit
Soul Harvest Ministries - Highland Park
SS. Peter and Paul Church - Detroit
St. Albertus Roman Catholic Church - Detroit
St. Aloysius Parish - Detroit
St. Andrew's Hall - Detroit
St. Andrew's Memorial Episcopal Church - Detroit
St. Anne Roman Catholic Church - Detroit
St. Augustine Catholic Church - Howell
St. Bonaventure Monastery - Detroit
St. Boniface Roman Catholic Church - Detroit
St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Parish Complex - Detroit
St. Charles Borromeo Roman Catholic Parish Complex - Detroit
St. Florian Historic District - Hamtramck
St. James Episcopal Church - Grosse Ile
St. John's Christian Methodist Episcopal Church - Detroit
St. John's Episcopal Church - Detroit
St. John's-St. Luke's Evangelical Church - Detroit
St. Joseph Roman Catholic Parish Complex - Detroit
St. Joseph's Episcopal Church - Detroit
St. Josephat's Roman Catholic Church Complex - Detroit
St. Mary's Catholic Church - Detroit
St. Matthew's and St. Joseph's Church - Detroit
St. Paul Roman Catholic Church Complex - Grosse Pointe Farms
St. Stanislaus Bishop and Martyr Roman Catholic Parish Complex - Detroit
St. Theresa of Avila Roman Catholic Parish Complex - Detroit
St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church and Rectory - Detroit
St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, School and Convent - Pontiac
Sts. Peter and Paul Church - Detroit
State Theatre 

Thompson Home
Tiger Stadium
Trinity United Methodist Church - Highland Park

Vinton Building - Detroit

Whitcomb Conservatory - Belle Isle - Detroit
The Whitney (David Whitney House)

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