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

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

No architectural gem is safe from Detroit’s foreclosure crisis – not even two of Van der Rohe’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.