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Three Michigan Architects: Part 1—David W. Osler

December 21, 2013–March 30, 2014 David Osler’s domestic, institutional, commercial, and civic buildings represent some of the most distinctive and recognizable modern architecture in Michigan, predominantly in Washtenaw County. Born in 1921, Osler is an Ann Arbor native and graduated from the University of Michigan College...

Eastern Michigan Historic Preservation Class

Eastern Michigan Historic Preservation Class This fall, a2modern partnered with Professor Ted Ligibel's Historic Preservation class for the third time to suggest properties for further study. The assignment for the students is to research the property back to the original deed. For a2modern, this supports...

Detroit Art Deco Society: The Big Crush!

Detroit's BIG CRUSH! The Detroit Area Art Deco Society will be hosting it's third annual Wine Stroll with the theme of Art, Architecture and Great Wines at variety of Detroit restaurants and historic venues. Saturday, October 26th 1:00 p.m. -5 :00 p.m. The wine stroll will provide attendees several...

People of Palmer Park Architectural Tour October 5th

Palmer Park Architectural Tour, Saturday, October 5, 11 am - 3 pm Explore first-hand the architectural grandeur of the historic Palmer Park apartment district on SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5. Witness the progression of this unique enclave's dramatic revitalization on this annual guided walking tour. Tours leave Detroit Unity...

Yamasaki Legacy Lecture Series: Design at Herman Miller

Yamasaki Legacy Lecture Series : Design at Herman Miller Thursday, October 17, 2013 7:00 - 8:00pm DeRoy Auditorium 5203 Cass Ave. Detroit, MI 48202 Featured Speaker: Sam Grawe Editorial Director, Herman Miller Design at Herman Miller is many things. It is a means of asking questions and seeking answers. It is a process that...