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Lewis E. Maire Elementary School

 
 
Lewis E. Maire Elementary School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J.T. Lambrou, May 11, 2021
1. Lewis E. Maire Elementary School Marker
Inscription.  The Lewis Maire Elementary School opened on October 20, 1936. Designed by Detroit architects, H. August O’Dell and Wirt C. Rowland, the school reflects the English Gothic Revival style. Copper moldings and gutters, multi-paned windows, and the steeply pitched gabled entrance typify Rowland’s Gothic designs. The interior is distinguished by Pewabic tile fireplaces and fishponds. The school’s namesake, Lewis E. Maire, was a prominent ophthalmologist who served on the Grosse Pointe Boards of Education and Health as well as the village board of supervisors.
 
Erected 1997 by Michigan Historical Center, Michigan Department of State. (Marker Number L2008.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureEducation. In addition, it is included in the Michigan Historical Commission series list. A significant historical date for this entry is October 20, 1936.
 
Location. 42° 23.427′ N, 82° 55.157′ W. Marker is in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of Cadieux Road and Waterloo Avenue, on the
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right when traveling north on Cadieux Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 740 Cadieux Road, Grosse Pointe MI 48230, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pere Gabriel Richard Elementary School (approx. 0.8 miles away); Wardwell House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Martin Luther King Jr. In Grosse Pointe (approx. 0.8 miles away); Grosse Pointe High School (approx. 0.8 miles away); Voigt-Kreit House / Voigt on Public Education (approx. 0.9 miles away); Defer Elementary School (approx. one mile away); The Grosse Pointe Memorial Church (approx. one mile away); Russell A. Alger House "The Moorings" (approx. 1.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  History of Maire Elementary School. (Submitted on June 10, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan.)
 
Lewis E. Maire Elementary School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J.T. Lambrou, May 11, 2021
2. Lewis E. Maire Elementary School Marker
Lewis E. Maire Elementary School and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joel Seewald, December 21, 2022
3. Lewis E. Maire Elementary School and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 2, 2023. It was originally submitted on June 10, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. This page has been viewed 234 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 10, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan.   3. submitted on May 2, 2023, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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