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State Theatre Marquee with the Broderick Tower in the background. Lou Reed was appearing at the State that evening.
The Flaming Embers Restaraunt is the Broderick Tower's only active tenant, with the exception of Ameritech which leases two of the upper floors.
The Broderick, Wurlitzer and Metropolitan buildings. There used to be an FM radio station in the Broderick (Eaton) Tower. WLOU Detroit 26 (M). Licensed to John Lord Booth, 3100 Eaton Tower. Telephone: Cadillac 7600. Channel 243 (96.5), 8900 sq. mi. Went on air May 9, 1941, operates six hours daily. Personnel: John L. Booth, president and general manager; Eric V. Hay, commercial manager; Douglas Wright, program director; Edward H. Clark, chief engineer. Info obtained from: members.aol.com
The Broderick Tower, Whitney and Detroit Opera House.
The Detroit Opera House with the Madison Theatre, Broderick Tower and Whitney Building in the background. Click the pic for a LARGER view.
Looking across Gratiot at the Broderick & some other cool buildings.
The Metropolitan Building & the Broderick Tower.
The Metropolitan Building, Wurlitzer & Broderick Tower.
A distant shot the Broderick Tower from the corner of Cass and Elizabeth.
A shot looking up at the Broderick Tower. Click the pic for a LARGER version.
A view looking south from the top of the Broderick Tower. Click the pic for a LARGER version. Thank you to whomever snapped this great pic.

Broderick Tower