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  • P1 OF 13DETROIT FREE PRESS BUILDING

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  • 321 W Lafayette

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    BEDROCK PROPERTIES

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    PEOPLE MOVER / STATION

    M-1 RAIL / STATION

    ONE CAMPUS MARTIUS

    WALKER-ROEHRIG BUILDING

    THE ASHTON APARTMENTS*

    CLICK-ON-IT DETROIT NEWS

    DOUBLE TREE + FORT SHELBY APTS

    COMERICA BANK

    COBO HALL CONVENTION CENTER

    THE DETROIT CLUB

    211 W FORT

    US DISTRICT COURT

    COMERICA BANK BUILDING

    PENOBSCOT BUILDING

    HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS

    WESTIN BOOK CADILLAC

    WASHINGTON MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT*

    * DEVELOPMENTS IN THE PIPELINE

    MCNAMARA FEDERAL BUILDING

    ROSA PARKS TRANSIT CENTER

    AT&T MICHIGAN HEADQUARTERS

    HUDSONS SITE*

    MONROE BLOCKS*

    FIRST NATIONAL BUILDING

    ALLY DETROIT CENTER

    CHASE TOWER

    CHRYSLER HOUSE

    FINANCIAL DISTRICT GARAGE

    FEDERAL RESERVE BUILDING

    SILVERS BUILDING

    1001 WOODWARD

    DAVID STOTT BUILDING

    BOOK TOWER

    MICHIGAN AVENUE GARAGE

    HOWARD STREET LOT

    KAHN GARAGE

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  • 321 W LAFAYETTEPROPERTY HISTORYDETROIT FREE PRESS BUILDING

    YEAR : 1925

    ARCHITECT : Albert Kahn

    STYLE : Art Deco

    The 14-story Art Deco masterpiece housed the Detroit Free Press newspaper, including all ofits associated operations, when it opened in 1925.

    The building, which also contained rentable retail

    and commercial space, was commissioned by Free

    Press owner E.D. Stair. Historic features include:

    Exterior limestone carvings by New York

    sculptor Ulysses Ricci

    Advertising Room murals depicting early

    Detroit history by Roy C. Gamble

    Private Cass Ave lobby and walkway with

    connection to the elite Detroit Club

    On July 23, 1998, the Free Press left its home of nearly 75 years - where much of the citys best journalism had been created.

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    PROPERTY SUMMARY321 W LAFAYETTE ST - FREE PRESS BUILDING

    PARCEL AREA : 0.633 acres

    GROSS FLOOR AREA : 271,858 square feet

    FLOORS : 14 above-ground; 2 below-ground

    OVERALL BLDG HEIGHT : 190ft

    ZONING : Restricted Central Business District

    HISTORICS :

    U.S. Historic District (Detroit Financial District

    - Contributing Property)

    Michigan State Historic Site

  • EXISTING CONDITIONS | DETROIT FREE PRESS BUILDING

    VIEW FROM ROOFTOP

    LOBBY

  • ARCHITECTURAL DETAIL | DETROIT FREE PRESS BUILDING

  • LIMESTONE CARVING

    FRONT FACADE

    LIMESTONE MEDALLION ROOFTOP VIEW

    LAFAYETTE ENTRANCE ENTRY LANTERN

    321 W LAFAYETTEEXTERIOR IMAGES

  • BASEMENT + MEZZANINE

    ELEVATOR LOBBY UPPER FLOOR OFFICE UPPER FLOOR OFFICE

    1ST FLOOR AD ROOM 1ST FLOOR RETAIL SPACE

    321 W LAFAYETTEINTERIOR IMAGES

  • 1925 2017 2020HISTORY +VISION

    Authentic design that celebrates the past while reaching for the future.

    321 W Lafayettes interior architecture isdiverse, representing the buildings history of

    accommodating all aspects of running a major

    newspaper. From soaring raw basements once

    home to printing presses to bright, elaborately

    ornamented lobbies and offices, the common

    thread between the spaces is their impressive

    historic atmosphere. With the right approach and

    creative vision, these spaces can be restored and

    enhanced to meet the needs of modern tenancy

    with respect for the landmarks legacy..

  • FINANCIALNEAR

    DISTRICTWEST SIDE

    PARKCAPITOL

    321 W Lafayette

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    CENTERINDUSTRIAL

    CIRCUS

    DETROIT

    RIVERFRONT

    GREEKTOWN

    BRICKTOWN

    BROADWAY

    MONROE

    WOODWARDLOWER

    ENTERTAINMENTLAFAYETTE

    DISTRICTPARK

    THE DISTRICTSOF DETROITS CBD

    Each district within DetroitsCentral Business District offers

    its own unique urban lifestyle.

    Located at the intersection

    of three burgeoning districts,

    321 W Lafayette is strategically

    positioned to build off the

    growing momentum within each

    neighborhood.

    Q-LINESTREETCARROUTE

    DETROIT RIVER

  • FINANCIAL DISTRICT

    Class A office space Weekday work crowds Iconic architecture + history

    WEST SIDE

    Eclectic industrial venues Quaint, historic neighborhoods Destination dining + nightlife

    CAPITOL PARK

    Residential density + diversity Neighborhood-scale retail Walkable urban amenities

    PROPERTYPOSITIONING321 W LAFAYETTE - FREE PRESS BUILDING

    321 W Lafayette is located at the intersection ofthree of Downtowns districts:

    West Side

    Capitol Park

    Financial District

    This position affords the site the opportunity to

    capitalize on the unique characteristics of each

    of these bordering districts while creating its own

    identity as a crossroads between these hubs.

    The locations walkability and nearby mobility

    assets--including protected bike lanes, Detroit

    People Mover stations, and bus routes--give 321

    W Lafayette tremendous potential to become a

    connectivity hub both between these adjacent

    districts and beyond to the greater Downtown area.

    321 W Lafayettes selection as the location for the Detroit Free Press headquarters in 1924 was no accident; the property was at the center of activity in Downtown Detroit.

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  • GROSS FLOOR AREA:

    RETAIL:

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    RESIDENTIAL:

    BUILDING SUMMARY | DETROIT FREE PRESS BUILDING321 W. LAFAYETTE

    POTENTIAL PROGRAMMING BREAKDOWN

    243,211 SF

    39,227 SF

    52,088 SF

    58,844 SF

    93,052 SF (TEST-FIT PROGRAMS +/- 128 UNITS, BETWEEN 510 SF AND 1,200 SF EACH

    1ST AND MEZZANINE LEVEL RETAIL

    BASEMENT AND SUB-BASEMENT TBD

    2ND LEVEL OFFICE

    3RD LEVEL OFFICE

    4TH LEVEL RESIDENTIAL

    5TH LEVEL RESIDENTIAL

    6TH LEVEL RESIDENTIAL

    7TH LEVEL RESIDENTIAL

    8TH LEVEL RESIDENTIAL

    9TH LEVEL RESIDENTIAL

    10TH LEVEL RESIDENTIAL

    11TH LEVEL RESIDENTIAL

    12TH LEVEL RESIDENTIAL

    13TH LEVEL RESIDENTIAL

    14TH LEVEL RESIDENTIAL

  • RETAIL/DINING 19,469 sf

    RESIDENTIAL 0 sf

    AMENITIES 11,780 sf

    32,449 sfThe basement partially opens to a sub basement below, creating a soaring multistory space.

    The basement and sub basement housed all of the printing equipment until 1979.

    The basement was originally for storage and mechanical, giving it a utilitarian design.

    OFFICE 0 sf

    COMMON 1,200 sf

    FLOOR PLAN CONCEPTBASEMENT + SUB-BASEMENT

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    19,345 sf

    SUB-BASEMENT PRESS ROOM STORAGEFLOOR AREA

    OPEN TO SUB-BASEMENT

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  • RETAIL/DINING 19,469 sf

    RESIDENTIAL 0 sf

    AMENITIES 0 sf

    26,044 sfFormer ad room with original murals, wood paneling, terrazzo floors, and plaster ceiling.

    The lobbys original terrazzo floors, marble walls, and plaster ceiling remain largely intact.

    Press Galley employee cafe area off of main lobby on ground floor.

    OFFICE 0 sf

    COMMON 6,575 sf

    FLOOR PLAN CONCEPT1ST FLOOR

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    1,604 sf1,403 sf

    283 sf

    4,239 sf

    978 sf

    9,288 sf

    1,694 sf

    AD ROOM LOBBY PRESS GALLEYFLOOR AREA

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    WASHINGTON BLVD

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  • RETAIL/DINING 10,934 sf

    RESIDENTIAL 0 sf

    AMENITIES 0 sf

    11,884 sf

    OFFICE 0 sf

    COMMON 950 sf

    FLOOR PLAN CONCEPT1ST FLOOR MEZZANINE

    10,934 sf

    Storage area with low ceilings and cement floors surrounding the mezzanine.

    One of two original spiral staircases leading up from the mailing room to the mezzanine.

    View down onto the original mailing room floor from the mezzanine level.

    STORAGE SPIRAL STAIRCASE MAILING ROOM

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  • RETAIL/DINING 0 sf

    RESIDENTIAL 0 sf

    AMENITIES 0 sf

    26,044 sf

    OFFICE 24,244 sf

    COMMON 1,800 sf

    FLOOR PLAN CONCEPT2ND - 3RD FLOOR

    Original steel sash partitions have since been removed in the modernization of the office.

    Large open rectangular floor plates allow light from the perimeter into the office.

    Original marble wainscoting remains along the corridor off the elevator lobby.

    OPEN OFFICE OPEN OFFICE CORRIDOR

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  • RETAIL/DINING 0 sf

    RESIDENTIAL 18,420 sf

    AMENITIES 0 sf

    21,670 sf

    OFFICE 0 sf

    COMMON 3,250 sf

    FLOOR PLAN CONCEPT4TH - 6TH FLOOR

    LIGHTWELL

    LIGHTWELL

    The corridors were originally lined with the wood-paneled offices of newspaper execs.

    Double-loaded corridors line the E-shaped floor plate. Leasable offices originally lined each side.

    Lightwells bring sun to interior units and were originally outfitted with skylights into floor 3.

    OFFICE CORRIDOR LIGHTWELLS

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  • RETAIL/DINING 0 sf

    RESIDENTIAL 5,264 sf

    AMENITIES 0 sf

    FLOOR AREA 6,214 sf

    OFFICE 0 sf

    COMMON 950 sf

    FLOOR PLAN CONCEPT7TH - 13TH FLOOR

    LIGHTWELL

    LIGHTWELL

    ROOFTOP(8,000 sf)

    ROOFTOP(8,000 sf)

    The 13th floor was home to the office of E.M. Stair, the buildings original commissioner.

    Even on the uppermost floors, the marble wainscoting remains in the elevator lobbies.

    Parts of the rooftop have been previously adapted for a rooftop deck with views of the city.

    OFFICE ELEVATOR LOBBY ROOFTOP

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  • RETAIL/DINING 0 sf

    RESIDENTIAL 0 sf

    AMENITIES 0 sf

    FLOOR AREA 3,500 sf

    OFFICE 0 sf

    COMMON 3,500 sf

    FLOOR PLAN CONCEPT14TH FLOOR

    The 14th floor was originally the mechanical penthouse with machinery and a radio room.

    Panoramic view centered east from the uppermost rooftop, 190 above the street. Washington Blvd can be seen on the left, the main Central Business District ahead, and the Detroit River on the right.

    PENTHOUSE ROOFTOP

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  • SUB-BASEMENT Floor Height: 10-0 Floor Area: 33,364 sf

    2ND - 3RD FLOORS 2nd Floor Height: 14-0 3rd Floor Height: 12-0 Floor Area: 26,044 sf

    4TH - 6TH FLOORS 4th-5th Floor Height: 11-6 6th Floor Height: 17-0 Floor Area: 21,670 sf

    7TH - 13TH FLOORS 7th-12th Floor Height: 11-6 13th Floor Height: 12-3 Floor Area: 6,214 sf

    14TH FLOOR Floor Height: 13-6 Floor Area: 3,500 sf

    BASEMENT + BASEMENT MEZZANINE Total Height: 18-6 Main Floor Height: 10-0 Mezzanine Height: 8-6 Floor Area: 25,480 sf

    1ST FLOOR + 1ST FL MEZZANINE Total Height: 17-6 Main Floor Height: 8-6 Mezzanine Height: 9-0 Main Floor Area: 27,135 sf Mezzanine Floor Area: 11,884 sf Total Floor Area: 39,019 sf

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    Detroit Free Press Images Jan 2017Base Presentation 2-14-17