Mies Towers for Sale….(Just Read the Fine Print first)

Lafayette Park (1946) Ludwig van der Rohe. Photo via Flickr CC User MI SHPO.

No architectural gem is safe from Detroit’s foreclosure crisis – not even two of ’s very own creations. The Lafayette Towers, two 22-story towers of 584 units, originally part of a major urban redevelopment project in the late 50s early 60s, are up for auction July 18th.

But be warned, there is a catch…

Find out the fine print, after the break.