Conditions at the 1300 Beaubien, the former Detroit Police Department headquarters, have gone from terrible to simply outdoorsy. Yes, it's raining inside this Albert Kahn gem, courtesy of the polar vortex and burst pipes. An indoor shower doesn't spell doom for any building—many have been restored from far, far soggier states, but it certainly doesn't help. And with evidence mounting that the city would be happy to demolish a building it so brazenly neglected, 1300 Beaubien needs all the help in can get.
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