The Building Tradesman Newspaper

Nifty Fifty - Tradesman paper survives industry's ups and downs to reach half-century

The first issue of The Building Tradesman was dated on Jan. 11, 1952 - historically when the strength of the U.S. labor movement was at its greatest. ..

Tradesman to 'promote the general welfare of the construction industry worker'

Published in the 1952 Volume 1, Issue 1 of The Building Tradesman, this column outlined the newly formed paper's objectives. ..

Safe2Work wins major endorsements

By John Hamilton
President, Greater Detroit Building Trades Council

Michigan has its own Vietnam Memorial

Michigan owes a debt of gratitude to its 2,654 residents who were killed in the Vietnam War. ..

Higher health care costs prescribed for 2002

By Phillip L. Polakoff, M.D. ..

Trades prep Detroit Statler Hotel for an uncertain future

Detroit's long-shuttered Statler Hilton Hotel was not the city's largest, tallest, nor the most architecturally interesting building - but for much of the 20th Century, the half-million square-foot behemoth anchored the city's Grand Circus Park area, and served it well. ..