Vinton Building

Wood Window Replication Historical Background The Vinton Building was designed by Albert Kahn for Robert K. Vinton, founder of the Vinton Company, a prominent Detroit building contractor. It’s believed to be Khan’s first skyscraper, and the tallest building built in Detroit at the time. The 12-story steel-framed building is faced with light grey glazed brick…

The Berdan Building

Wood Window Replication | Cargo Door Replication | Skylight Replication | Wood Entry Replication Historical Background The Berdan Building in Toledo, Ohio, was constructed as a warehouse in 1902 for The Berdan Company, at the time, one of the largest wholesale grocery businesses between New York and Chicago. It was designed by architect George Stafford…

The Record Box

5-story building, construction completed in 1929. Architect was Hans Gehrke. The architectural style is Neoclassical with terra-cotta details. Hans Gehrke won commissions to design many of the firehouses built by the City of Detroit in the 1920s. He was commissioned to design fire stations in a number of neighboring communities as well.