Corrado Parducci was one of the country's most notable architectural sculptors. While the bulk of his work can be found in Detroit and throughout Michigan, he completed a staggering sum of nearly 600 commissions nationwide that can be found from Los Angeles to New York. Corrado Parducci's genius was his ability to work in a multitude of architectural styles; setting him apart from his competitors. His is a story of immigration, perseverance, and artistic ability, which provides a compelling backdrop to the visual history of Detroit. What makes this work unique however, is the fact that Corrado Parducci contributed considerably to the cultural landscape of our built environment, yet his name is virtually unknown.