The Penobscot Building Detroit

The Penobscot Building Detroit MI

645 Griswold Street  Detroit, MI 48226

VACANCY 400,000 SF


The Penobscot Building was for many years the tallest commercial office building in Detroit at 47 stories. It was designed by Wirt Rowling in 1927. It is named after a river and a Native American tribe in Maine where the original owner was from.

The building is actually 3 separate connected buildings which were built at different times. The high rise is the newest. It was built during the golden years of commercial development in Detroit, the 1920s,

The building contains the Wayne County Friend of the Court. It is quite popular with law firms because of its location which is close to federal and state courts.

Parking is in downtown lots. There is a valet parking service at the building. There is a cafeteria in the building and numerous restaurants in and around the building.

hotels of all stars are within walking distance.

Floor plates are about 21,000 square feet in the high rise. They get smaller as one rises in the building. The views are the best on higher floors. In one, you can sit at your desk and see the river and home plate at Comerica Park! that’s how you want to work.

It is only a short walk to Campus Martius which has become the crossroads of downtown with Parc Restaurant, winter ice skating rink, summer beach, holiday markets, and food trucks.

24 Hour Availability, Banking, Bus Line, Conferencing Facility, On Site Management, Property Manager on Site, Restaurant

Class B Office