Commercial

United States Fidelity and Guaranty Company

By dave | January 22, 2013

Built between 1921 and 1928, 26 Calvert St. Baltimore, MD was the headquarters of the United State Fidelity and Guaranty Company.  The bonding company later went on to build  the much larger Transamerica Tower/Legg Mason Building also in Baltimore.  The building was renovated in 2015 into an apartment building.

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David Broderick Tower

By dave | November 30, 2010
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Book Tower

By dave | December 10, 2009
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C.F. Smith

By dave | November 4, 2009

C.F. Smith was a grocery chain in the Detroit area that operated from 1910 into the 1950s. The buildings we explored were clearly a warehouse set up to store items for the chain. As with so many buildings like this, they had clearly seen a number of uses over the years before finally falling in…

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Metropolitan Building

By dave | March 23, 2009

Built in 1924, the Metropolitan was an ornate downtown Detroit office building.

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The Rudolph Wurlitzer Company

By dave | June 16, 2008
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