Maccabees Building

Restaurant $




5057 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48202 Detroit Rate and review
Is This Your Listing? Are you the owner of Maccabees Building in Detroit Michigan? Send us more details! Claim Your Business Or Contact Us

Description

The Maccabees Building is a historic building located at 5057 Woodward Avenue in Midtown Detroit, Michigan. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. and is currently owned by Wayne State University.The building consists of a five-story base which covers the entire site. The nine-story spine sits above this rising to a height of 197ft with ten-story wings buttressing each corner. The building's exterior resembles the letter "H" with this clearly evident on the fourth through tenth story floorplans.The high-rise truss tower features Art Deco and Romanesque details which include large arched windows on the ground and second level with rose windows accenting the second floor. Windows on the tenth and fourteenth floor are arched with decorative spandrel panels. The exterior is faced with limestone. The entrance is recessed in a three-story barrel vault arch which continues into the building to form the lobby ceiling.The central section is topped by a radio broadcast tower. This was originally the broadcast tower for WXYZ radio, and television, until the station moved to new facilities in 1959. WGPR radio now occupies transmission facilities on the tower, along with some data transmission equipment for Wayne State University. The height above ground to the tip of the antenna is 465.9ft.

Frequently Asked Questions

Places You Should Consider

Maccabees Building Photos

People Connected

Is Maccabees Building one of your Favorite Places?

Add to My Connections

Plug Updates

Say Something or Ask a Question about Maccabees Building

Recommended Ratings & Reviews

11111 Restaurant Atmosphere
11111 Food
11111 Service
11111 Cleanliness
11111 Bang for your Buck
11111 The Crowd
11111 Parking & Accessibility
Rate & Review

Related places

4.5  Full RatingFull RatingFull RatingFull RatingHalf Rating (1)
26721 W. 7 Mile Road, Redford MI, 48240
Sports bar and restaurant featuring daily food & drink specials including the 99 Cent lunch specials.
 
14726 Gratiot Ave, Detroit MI, 48205
Custom cut steak at affordable prices. You can't eat this cheaply at home!
 
14493 Gratiot Ave, Detroit MI, 48205
Detroit Blues Cafe is the latest and the hottest Blues Cafe in Detroit where you can come out and here some of the best Blues artists and bands in the...

Join My Community

313area.com would like to send you latest updates