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Property Name United States Immigration Station
Reference Number 13000322
State Michigan
County Wayne
Town Detroit
Street Address 333 Mount Elliott Street
Multiple Property Submission Name N/A
Status Listed 5/22/2013
Areas of Significance
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The United States Immigration Station, Detroit is historically significant and meets National Register Criteria A and C. A multiple property documentation form has been prepared for United States border stations on land points of entry, including border patrol, customs , and immigration functions , and although that document did not include the Detroit immigration station, this building meets the significance criteria and integrity requirements it set forth. The period of significance for the United States Immigration Station is 1933, representing the completion of the building, as well as the end of national Prohibition. The building retains most aspects of its architectural integrity.


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