Iannuzzi Studio

Iannuzzi Studio

Detroit, MI


Queens Bar

In 2016, Queens Bar represented the reactivation of a long-vacant, major street corner in Detroit's downtown, central business district. The Streamline Moderne facade was restored replete with a reconstruction of the zinc canopy. The curving interior lines took their cues from the exterior. Hundreds of sheets of maple plywood were salvaged to form the walls and bar, giving the stoic building a sense of warmth, craft, and humanity.

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Status: Built
Location: Detroit, MI, US
Firm Role: Design Architect
Additional Credits: Architect of Record - Christian Hurttienne Architects