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lecture series: Detroit Architecture Between the Wars

Before Yamasaki | Detroit Architecture Between the Wars Tuesday, October 11, 2011 7:00–8:30 pm Helen L. DeRoy Auditorium Room 146 (1st floor) 5203 Cass Avenue Detroit, Michigan 48202 The lecture is free and open to the public; registration is requested. To register, please visit http://events.wayne.edu/2011/10/11/wsu-yamasaki-legacy-lecture-series-35026/ Parking is available at the...

Historic Preservation Workshop: 10/8/11

Historic Preservation Workshop: Preparing Nominations for the National Register of Historic Places and the National Historic Landmarks Program Saturday, October 8, 2011 10 am to 12 noon Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan 1150 Beal Avenue (for directions, see http://bentley.umich.edu/general/visiting/) Interested in learning about the nomination process for the National Register of...

Detroit Area Art Deco Society: wine stroll

The Detroit Area Art Deco Society will be hosting a Wine stroll at 14 Detroit venues. October 8, noon – 4:00 p.m. The theme is Art, Architecture and Great Wines! The wine stroll will provide attendees several architecturally significant buildings, art and select wines paired with each unique...

Growing Up Modern

[caption id="attachment_1039" align="alignright" width="400" caption="Island Park Shelter, Robert C. Metcalf, architect (1962)"][/caption] Bentley Historical Library and a2modern present: Growing Up Modern When: October 9, 2011 4:00 p.m. Program Mid-century Michigan enjoyed both a baby boom and a building boom. New homes for modern families distinguished...

fall: upcoming events

[caption id="attachment_1016" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Willcox House, courtesy of Amanda Murray"][/caption] There are several upcoming a2modern events that we want everyone to know about. Mark your calendars and continue to check back for new details! 8.30: summer series walking tour: regent drive. 6:30 This tour...

summer series: walking tour

[caption id="attachment_991" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Dr.and Mrs. Joseph Morris house by Alden B. Dow"][/caption] a2modern: summer 2011 what: a2modern walking tour where: mid-century architecture on Regent Drive when: Tuesday, August 30, 2011 6:30 pm duration: One hour cost: $10 donation to a2modern for future programming,...

Seminar: National Preservation Institute, Ann Arbor

The National Preservation Institute, a nonprofit organization founded in 1980, educates those involved in the management, preservation, and stewardship of our cultural heritage. The 2011-2012 National Preservation Institute seminar schedule is available online at www.npi.org. Advance registration rate available through August 1, 2011 This year's seminar: ...

modern on the market: 8.4.11

[caption id="attachment_974" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Robert C. Metcalf Collection, Bentley Historical Library"][/caption] a2modern event: modern on the market when: thursday 8.4.11 where: 830 avon road time: 5:30 to 7:30 (note time change from earlier announcement!) property: Dr. and Mrs. Richard Crane House,...