It’s been a while since we’ve heard any big news of the David Stott Building, although it’s certainly undergone plenty of activity this summer. The skyscraper was bought by a Chinese group in 2013 with disastrous results. Last spring, Dan Gilbert’s Bedrock purchased it. This summer, it’s undergone a much-needed exterior cleaning, and is currently getting ready for extensive renovation.
We noticed this video from CBS recently, featuring a tour through the David Stott with Bedrock Executive Vice President Dan Mullen. The interview confirms the building will try to be ready for fall 2018 and will, "reopen as mixed use space including retail, offices and residential." How much of each is yet to be determined. They’re working on fixing mechanical and electrical issues, as well as the elevators, and will try to save as much historical detail as they can. If you take a look at the video, you can see that a lot of the lobby details are still there.
Here are a few pictures taken recently. We’ll keep you updated as we hear more.
- Stott Building's 9-Story Waterfall Went Unnoticed For Days [Curbed Detroit]
- Heavily Damaged Stott Skyscraper Scooped Up By Gilbert [Curbed Detroit]
- The David Stott Building Like A Treasure Hunt For Dan Gilbert’s Renovators [CBS 62’s Eye on Detroit]
- All David Stott Building Coverage [Curbed]