The Metropolitan's incredible terra cotta crown
The Metropolitan is a stunning jewel in downtown's crown.
The Metropolitan Building, left, and its neglected neighbor the Wurlitzer Buidling.
The crown of the Metropolitan Building, as seen from the roof of the Wurlitzer Building next door
Detail of the trim along the top of the Metropolitan, as seen from the Wurlitzer
The crown of the Metropolitan Building
The Metropolitan as seen from the roof of the Wurlitzer Building
Detail of an old safe. The building was constructed specifically to hold a number of safes for jewelers.
These ballerinas keep dancing in the dark.
Crumbling neighbors: The Wurlitzer and the Metropolitan Building