He feels that all design is in a constant state of change and that perhaps fifty years from now, people will see more value in styles that are discarded today.”
He was not rich from the world’s standpoint, but he had many friends and earned enough money to gratify his appetites.
In the 1930s there used to be a huge arrow sign atop Detroit’s Penobscot Building pointing to “Ford Field” in Dearborn. The air piloting aid directed early aircraft to aviation’s first modern airport, equipped with two grass runways, equipped with floodlights for night landings.
Terra cotta, as most Detroit historians know, has been used extensively in many of our city’s famous buildings such as the Wurlitzer Building, Goeschel Building, Metropolitan Building, and the David Whitney Buildi