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Detroit Medical Center by Balthazar Korab, 1979

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Collectible museum-grade fine art print, hand-printed in England and individually finished with a monogram emboss. Each sale directly supports the artisan. Listed dimensions include a white border for easy framing.


William Henry Kessler was an American Modernist architect, studying under Bauhaus founder Walter Gropius at Harvard and the Chicago Institute of Design. In the late '60s, Kessler would found his own firm working on a range of projects from public housing to academic institutes and hospitals. Kessler's colour palette of primary colour is a trademark of his projects. – Jordan J. Lloyd

Taken: 1979
Detroit, Michigan, United States
Balthazar Korab
Jordan J. Lloyd
Original Format: 
Safety negative
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Detroit Medical Center by Jordan J. Lloyd, 1979

This photograph is also available as a ⇲ restored & remastered colorized original print from our ⇲ ColorGraph Co. imprint.


Presented on 315gsm Hahnemühle Photo Rag® Baryta; a pleasantly warm, pure cotton paper with subtle texture, providing excellent reproduction of colour and detail, deep blacks, and perfect contrasts.


"Kessler, Detroit receiving. Architectural photograph shows the tunnel at the 'Detroit Receiving Hospital' Medical Center designed by William Kessler and Associates."

"The underground tunnel/concourse connects the hospital and clinic to the other medical facilities in the complex... the concourse is constructed of 15 ft. diameter precast concrete pipe with a steel and concrete decking for the walking surface. The ceiling is brilliantly reflective striated aluminium painted five shades of blue. Lighting is directed upward to exploit the reflectivity of the curved aluminium surface."
– David van Oyen A.I.A, project architect

Detroit Medical Center by Balthazar Korab, 1979
Detroit Medical Center by Balthazar Korab, 1979
Detroit Medical Center by Balthazar Korab, 1979
Detroit Medical Center by Balthazar Korab, 1979

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