Historic Detroit

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Cadillac Square Building - Old photos

The skyscraper opened as the Real Estate Exchange Building.

The Cadillac Square Building, far left, and the Hotel Pontchartrain, right, frame Cadillac Square.

The Cadillac Square Building, left, and Cadillac Tower, far right, around 1940

The Cadillac Square Building, left, in 1973, after the Family (aka Follies Theatre) was razed, leaving only the theater's walls

The Cadillac Square Building at far left in 1956.

The Cadillac Square Building in 1949

The Cadillac Square Building in 1944

Looking east toward the Cadillac Square Building on a foggy day in 1938.

"Long hairs" stage a sit-in in October 1969 at a draft office in the Cadillac Square Building.