Ann Arbor in Washtenaw County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Rackham School of Graduate Studies
Sited to be the northern terminus of Ingalls Mall, the building was completed in 1938. Designed by William E. Kapp of the Detroit firm of Smith Hinchman and Grylls, in an Art Deco interpretation of the classical style, it was constructed of Indiana limestone on a granite base, and features many decorative and richly colored details on the interior. The exterior features bas reliefs by noted sculptor Corrado Parducci.
Erected 2006 by History and Traditions Committee, University of Michigan. (Marker Number 14.)
Location. 42° 16.833′ N, 83° 44.305′ W. Marker is in Ann Arbor, Michigan, in Washtenaw County. Marker is on East Washington Click for map. Located in front of the Rackham Auditorium Building, University of Michigan. Marker is at or near this postal address: 915 E Washington St, Ann Arbor MI 48104, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Thomas the Apostle Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); William L. Clements Library (approx. 0.4 miles away); Martha Cook Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); Washtenaw County War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Michigan Central Railroad Depot (approx. half a mile away); The Main Street Shopping Experience (approx. half a mile away); Allen Creek Valley Shapes the Town (approx. 0.6 miles away); Four World Records (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Ann Arbor.
Also see . . . University of Michigan History and Traditions Committee website. (Submitted on May 15, 2013, by Kevin Vincent of Arlington, Virginia.)
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