Durant Dort Office Building
315 West Water Street
Architect: Unknown, 1896
Renovation: Chambers & Chambers, SSOE
The original company office building is a rectangular, 2 1/2-story brick structure, topped by a hip roof with pedimented dormers. Exterior ornamentation is simple; a sandstone water table along the base of first story windows and a bay window on the east end balances a modest paired column entrance porch. Recognized as the birthplace of General Motors, it is designated as a National Landmark Historic Structure.
This program is sponsored by the Greater Flint Arts Council Share Art Genesee Grant Program made possible by the Genesee County Arts Education and Cultural Enrichment Millage funds. Your tax dollars are at work!