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Marine City in Saint Clair County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Heritage Square Historic District

 
 
Heritage Square Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, September 23, 2018
1. Heritage Square Historic District Marker
Inscription. City Hall of Marine City was built in 1884 designed by the firm of George Dewitt Mason and Zachariah Rice, Detroit. Mason, principal designer, chose to reflect a style popularized by the Boston architect Henry Hobson Richardson and now known as Richardson Romanesque. Mason's career spanned over 50 years and earned him the title "Dean of Detroit Architects".
His iconic works include Grand Hotel, Mackinac Is. 1887;
First Presbyterian Church, Woodward, Detroit, 1896;
Hiram Walker Bldg. Windsor, 1896;
Masonic Temple, Detroit, 1922;
Detroit Yacht Club, 1923.
City Hall was placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior in 1982. The Heritage Square Historic District was established by the Marine City Commission in 2008 and protected by Historic District Ordinance in 2014.
 
Erected 2017 by Friends of City Hall.
 
Location. 42° 43.19′ N, 82° 29.528′ W. Marker is in Marine City, Michigan, in Saint Clair County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway Street and Main Street, on the left when traveling east on Broadway Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 Broadway Street, Marine City MI 48039, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Heritage Square Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, September 23, 2018
2. Heritage Square Historic District Marker
At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Marine City (within shouting distance of this marker); Pêche Island Rear Range Light (approx. ¼ mile away); Newport Academy (approx. 0.3 miles away); David and Laura Lester House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Holy Cross Parish (approx. half a mile away); East China Fractional School District No. 2 School (approx. 2.4 miles away); St. Clair River Habitat Restoration (approx. 4.4 miles away); a different marker also named St. Clair River Habitat Restoration (approx. 6.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marine City.
 
Categories. ArchitectureNotable Buildings
 
Marine City City Hall image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, September 23, 2018
3. Marine City City Hall
National Register of Historic Places plaque can be seen on the left side of the arch.
National Register of Historic Places Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, September 23, 2018
4. National Register of Historic Places Plaque
City Hall of Marine City was placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior in 1982. Constructed in 1884, it was designed by the noted architectural firm of George Dewitt Mason and Zachariah Rice. The style is known as Richardson Romanesque which ably demonstrated the prosperity of Marine City.
Bell image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, September 23, 2018
5. Bell
from Marine City High School
Built in 1989
Erected for the people of
Marine City
1976
by Fred Micoff
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 25, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 25, 2018, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 31 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 25, 2018, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.
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