Modern Mondays: Lafayette Park
Lafayette Park was Americas first urban-renewal project and is a premier example of modernist residential living. The development was a unique collaboration between Mies van deer Rohe, Ludwig Hilberseimer, and Alfred Caldwell. It was constructed between 1956-1958 and today is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The historic district includes The Plasisance, The Pavillion, The East and West Towers, and the Town and Court Houses. The buildings exteriors and interiors reflect a Bauhaus vision of clean articulated lines. For more information please vista, Mies Detroit.