In 1918, after infilling the lake, the docks were relocated to just west of the current site. They were then moved to the current site to make way for the Harbour Square Condominiums.. Recently, the docks were renamed the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal to honour the late federal NDP leader.
Yesterday’s photo featured the more well-known Masonic Temple. Both these buildings are owned by the Ilitch organization – a group that is buying up a lot of porperty in the “arena” area of Detroit.
The LOOM lodge has a basement that is larger than the building itself – extending under the sidewalks.