Update: Park Apartments Renovation reveals vestiges of the Oriental Theater.
...and before things were bricked up and 'modernized'.
See interior pictures below.
Original Post follows...
Joe Barbat, who is also CEO of Wireless Toyz, is planning to convert two former office buildings into residential apartments - The Gabriel Richard building cater corner from the Cadillac Hotel and the Wayne County Building [aka Philip J. Neudeck Building] which we look into from DetroitYES world HQ in the Michigan Building and is on the corner of Clifford and Bagley.
He was in the news and discussed here on this forum when he acquired the Park Apartments and announce plans to renovate and upscale the property.
Read more about him and his plans in ths Crains article.