The Louis G. Redstone Historic District

The Louis G. Redstone Historic District

The Louis G. Redstone Residential Historic District, located in the Greenwich Park neighborhood of Detroit, consists of three houses designed by Louis G. Redstone, the founder of Redstone Architects. The three houses were built for Redstone’s family, his brother, and his business partner. Louis G. Redstone was a prominent architect of the Detroit area, known […]

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8 Historic Courthouses

8 Historic Courthouses

Federal Building/U.S. Courthouse, Port Huron, Michigan Year originally built: 1877 Architect: Alfred B. Mullett Architectural Style: Renaissance Revival with Greek Revival Influences Unique Features: limestone and sandstone exterior, octagonal cupola, historical interior features The Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse in Port Huron, Michigan is a beautiful example of Renaissance Revival architecture (with Greek Revival influences) […]

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Seven Historic Police Stations

Seven Historic Police Stations

By Rachel Hackett   In the United States of America, there are many unique and historic police station buildings that have been preserved. These historic police stations served their police departments very well for many years, but because of age, growing size of the police departments, and/or efficiency of the design of the buildings, many […]

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Duty Gear Separation: Reducing the Risks that Firefighters Face

Duty Gear Separation: Reducing the Risks that Firefighters Face

By Rachel Hackett Although everyone understands the obvious danger that fighting fires involves, not all people may realize that firefighters also risk getting cancer or other debilitating diseases from exposure to carcinogens. One case that has brought this issue to the general public’s mind is the controversy over funding for the first responders who were on […]

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Building Security – Site Issues

Building Security – Site Issues

Picture from Project - Police - Troy MI Exterior 2 Each jurisdiction will determine its own level of security requirements, which in turn will influence building security decisions. When looking at a prospective site for a law enforcement or public safety building, there are a number of security related issues that must be addressed. Here [...] Read More
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