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cranbrook, flw in the area

This past weekend several of us carpooled to Cranbrook Art Museum for a guided tour of the George Nelson exhibit--it was fantastic. We then had a tour of the Frank Lloyd Wright designed "Gregor Affleck" home on Woodward avenue. What a beautiful home....

umma 2 great exhibits to see this summer

The University of Michigan Museum of Art currently has until September 2, 2012 two great exhibits. One is abstract art form the collection (including works by Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Helen Frankenthaler, Robert Motherwell and Joan Miro) curated by Professor Celeste Brusati and the other...

residential modern receive ann arbor awards

Six modern homes received Ann Arbor Historic Preservation awards this past Monday evening June 4th at the 24th Annual Ann Arbor Preservation Awards ceremony held at the City Council meeting! As Susan Wineberg, chair of the preservation awards committee states "Mid-Century Modern is getting...

preservation news:

Architect Minoru Yamasaki's work to be restored at Wayne State University by John Gallager, from the Detroit Free Press: "One of Detroit's most significant works by famed architect Minoru Yamasaki will be restored thanks to a $1.8-million project beginning next month. The work will restore the pools of...

ann arbor women's city club tour

Interior view: Robert C. Metcalf's home This year, Robert C. Metcalf's modernist home will be part of the Ann Arbor Women's City Club tour Sunday June 3, 2012. This is a wonderful opportunity to experience Ann Arbor modern. Even if you have had...

conference: michigan historic preservation conference

Michigan Historic Preservation Conference 2012 Conference:“Model Change-Over: A New Era for Historic Preservation in Michigan” The Michigan Historic Preservation Network announces that its 32nd Annual Statewide Preservation Conference will take place May 10-12, 2012, in Flint, headquartered at the historic downtown Masonic Temple. A model change-over, for those...