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The Levi L. Barbour Memorial Fountain is a brainchild of celebrated sculptor Marshall Fredericks. This beautiful structure was Fredericks' entry for a competition where participants had to sculpt a memorial for Levi L. Barbour, a real estate baron then. The graceful wheeling gazelle depicted in the structure is the unique aspect of this masterpiece and it's sure to catch one's attention from afar. Additionally, four other animals, which are native to the state of Michigan are placed at the base of the structure and an expansive basin surrounds the dramatic memorial. The drama comes to life with water jets and one can only behold the artistic site in awe.
This giant graffiti urban mural can be found standing proud on the Russell's Industrial Center's building number two. Measuring over 8,750 square feet, the mural is so big that it can be seen from Interstate 75. Depicting a towering Chimera, a mythological creature, the lion hybrid with wings and mechanical features is a testament to Detroit's spirit and history. The piece was commissioned by the Russell Industrial Center and was created by the talented artist, Kobie Solomon.
Manoogian Mansion is the official abode of Detroit's mayor. Constructed in 1928, the former residence of business man, Alex Manoogian, was later donated to the city in 1966. The mansion has about 15 rooms spread over 370 square meters (4000 square feet) with terra-cota tiling, 6 bedrooms, 2 dining halls, etc. Visitors can admire Mediterranean Revival-Spanish Colonial Revival Style architecture of the 20th Century. The mansion also has a boat house that serves alongside the Detroit river.
The Hurlbut Memorial Gate is a grand structure at the main entrance of the Water Works Park in the historic district of Detroit. This limestone structure was built in Beaux Arts style by Gustave Mueller and Herman A. Brede. There is a rather rich history behind the construction of this monument, which coincides with the development of the city of Detroit. Built in 1984 and repaired in 2007, the monument is a Michigan State Historic Site and is also on the National Register of Historic Places.
Platted in 1805, the Woodward Avenue or the M-1 enjoys the honor of being called "Detroit's Main Street". Apart from being one of the busiest roads in the city, it is also home to some of the most important landmarks. Many theaters like the Fox Theater and Majestic Theater, churches, jazz clubs and nightclubs line the street. A visit to Detroit wont be complete until you have been on the Woodward Avenue.
Formerly known as the First United Methodist Church, the Soul Harvest Ministries is a historical church situated at Woodward Avenue in Highland Park. It was constructed in 1916 in classic late Gothic Revival architecture by renowned architect William E. N. Hunter. Many modifications have since been made to the building over the years. The red brick church was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.