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Albert Kahn's American Beauty Building Bites The Dust

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According to the HistoricDetroit.org facebook page, the American Beauty Building is a goner. Here is the status update as of about 4:45 today:

Has learned that the effort to save the American Beauty Iron building has failed. Remediation and other interior demo has begun. Thanks to those who tried to rescue another piece of the city's history from the trash heap.The building will be replaced by a Wayne State parking lot. Though it was not his best work, the building was designed by famous Detroit Architect Albert Kahn. · Locals Say "No Kahn Do!" To American Beauty Demo Plans [Curbed Detroit]
· 1912 Issue of American Architect Features Albert Kahn-Designed Factory Now Slated For Demo [Curbed Detroit]