F… Flint

Mott Foundation Building, Flint, Michigan
by Sarah Razak

One of those great zigzag entrances.

From Flickr:

-Flint’s first skyscraper with a total height of 226 feet to the top of the passenger elevator penthouse
-Original design included seven retail stores on the first floor
-Total gross square footage is 156,752
-546 windows
-Canopy was added in 1954 and first floor windows and stone fascia were replaced
-Marble staircase leading from the main lobby to the second floor was removed and replaced by an escalator in 1965
-Freight elevator is still operated with the vintage 1930 controls