From land valuation maps of the City of Detroit, showing unit-foot land values for year of 1960.  As adopted by the board of assessors and confirmed by the Board of Review.

From land valuation maps of the City of Detroit, showing unit-foot land values for year of 1960.  As adopted by the board of assessors and confirmed by the Board of Review.

the meadow

lafayette park detroit

the meadow

lafayette park detroit

(Source: miesdetroit365)

and so it begins | autumn’s approach

lafayette park detroit

and so it begins | autumn’s approach

lafayette park detroit

bricks
lafayette park detroit

bricks

lafayette park detroit

mies
lafayette park detroit

mies

lafayette park detroit

lafayette park detroit

lafayette park detroit

cleaning up after last night’s storm

lafayette park detroit

(Source: Flickr / jlscha)

jonasgrossmann:

mies van der rohe… lafayette park, detroit 1955-1963
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Love these early shots of the neighborhood.

the pavilion
lafayette park detroit

the pavilion

lafayette park detroit

sky above mies’ lafayette towers after an evening storm has passed through
lafayette park detroit

sky above mies’ lafayette towers after an evening storm has passed through

lafayette park detroit

windows open
mies van der rohe’s lafayette park detroit

windows open

mies van der rohe’s lafayette park detroit

reflection
lafayette park detroit

reflection

lafayette park detroit

pillars
the pavilion apartment building
lafayette park detroit

pillars

the pavilion apartment building

lafayette park detroit

his tag says Finn
lafayette park detroit

his tag says Finn

lafayette park detroit

walk-up
mies van der rohe’s one-story courthomes in lafayette park detroit

walk-up

mies van der rohe’s one-story courthomes in lafayette park detroit