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Old Eighth Precinct Police Station--Detroit MI | by pinehurst19475
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Old Eighth Precinct Police Station--Detroit MI

This is an outstanding example of Chateauesque architecture. Built in 1901, it served as a police precinct until the 1950s, when it housed the Youth Bureau. The structure fell into disrepair, but is currently being rehabilitated. Since 1973, the Old Eighth Precinct Station has been listed on the State Register of Historic Sites. The building's architect was Louis Kamper, who was trained by Stanford White. Among Kamper's notable Detroit designs were the Book-Cadillac Hotel and another Chateauesque gem, the Hecker House on Woodward at East Ferry in the Cultural Center.

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Taken in July 2003