Peter Platte Motor Sales building on Jefferson Avenue in the Jefferson-Chalmers Historic Business District in Detroit, Michigan, Wednesday, April 20, 2016. Designed by architects James S. Rogers, Harrie W. Bonnah and Walter C. Chaffee, it was built in 1919.
On September 7, 2016, The National Trust for Historic Preservation gave the Jefferson-Chalmers neighborhood in Detroit’s lower east side the distinction of a National Treasure. This is the first in the state of Michigan and the first project under the National Trust’s ReUrbanism initiative. (Photo by Jeffrey Sauger )