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PHOTOS: The Rouse Building - Past, Present and Future

See what the Rouse Building looked like in preliminary designs, how it looks today and renderings of its potential future.

With the big news of in the former Rouse Building, we felt it was time to show off some of these historical photos of the building.

The photos in this gallery contain drawings from renowned architect Frank Gehry's original design phases, as well as current photos of the historic building and a rendering of what the completed Whole Foods may look like.

Have any photos of yourself by the Rouse Building today or in the past? Add them by clicking on the green button below the photo gallery.

The building officially opened in 1974 and at its height housed more than 600 Rouse Company employees as they developed the city of Columbia. In 2014, Whole Foods is scheduled to open a grocery store in the building, a move that County Executive Ken Ulman of Downtown Columbia.

All historic photos courtesty of the Columbia Archives.

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