The Russell Industrial Center is a popular complex with studios, galleries, workspaces and more than 150 tenants.
The sobering discovery comes after Mayor Mike Duggan began requiring inspections of all 97 schools in the Detroit Public Schools system.
State officials have been slow to correct health violations that include mold, structural issues, fire and electrical hazards and a lack of heat.
Mayor Mike Duggan showed Wednesday that he is serious about revamping an embattled fire department that has neglected its firefighters and residents for decades.
The monumental task of reforming the beleaguered Detroit Fire Department is now in the hands of a former assistant police chief with managerial prowess but no experience fighting fires.
For the past seven years, city of Detroit officials and preservationists have waged a long and expensive legal battle to prevent Grosse Pointe Park from demolishing the historic Deck Bar.
The mayor personally apologized to some of the building owners who received citations.