First National Building
For the First National Bank building in Albuquerque, New Mexico, see First National Bank Building. For the building in Ann Arbor, Michigan, see First National Bank Building (Ann Arbor)
The First National Building is an skycraper and class-A office center in downtown Detroit, Michigan. Completed in 1930, the structure rises 25 stories and includes two basement levels, occupying an entire block along Cadillac Square (adjacent to Campus Martius Park). Located withom the Detroit Financial District, the tower's main uses are for offices and retail. It was constructed primarily with limestone. The building was designed by Albert Kahn in the Neoclassical architectural style. It has an unusual "Z" shape, designed so that most offices would have natural light and ventilation. The building is located across the streets from Cadillac Tower and Comerica Tower, and stands next to the Vinton Building. It is 341 feet (104 m) tall.


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