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Detroit News Building - Photos

The main entrance on Lafayette with both papers' logos above the door

Johannes Gutenberg, the father of moveable type who allowed for the mass production of books, is among four printing luminaries honored on the building's Lafayette side.

William Caxton, the man who introduced the printing press to England, is among four printing luminaries on the Lafayette side.

Christophe Plantin, an influential Renaissance-era book printer and publisher, is among four statues on the Lafayette side.

Ben Franklin braves the cold and snow on the Lafayette facade on a chilly winter day.

The Lafayette facade features statues and the newspaper's mission of being the people's defender.

The Lafayette facade features statues and the newspaper's mission of being the people's defender.

The Lafayette facade features statues and the newspaper's mission of being the people's defender.

The Lafayette facade features statues and the newspaper's mission of being the people's defender.

The Lafayette facade features statues and the newspaper's mission of being the people's defender.

The top of the building is simply yet elegantly decorated. The owl represents wisdom.

The Lafayette side, the building's main entrance

The Lafayette side, the building's main entrance

The building's west side, as seen from Lafayette Boulevard and Third Street

Moving trucks continue moving in Molina Health Care on Nov. 25, 2014.