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 Touch 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. Governor Alpheus Felch (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The University of Michigan Men's Glee Club (about 600 feet away); Harris Hall (about 800 feet away); First Medical Buildings (approx. ¼ mile away); Michigan Summer Symposium in Theoretical Physics (approx. 0.3 miles away); East University Avenue Campus Boundary (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Thomas the Apostle Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Denison Archway (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ann Arbor.
Also see . . .
1. University of Michigan History and Traditions Committee website. (Submitted on May 15, 2013, by Kevin Vincent of Arlington, Virginia.)
2. Horace Rackham School of Graduate Studies. (Submitted on October 9, 2017, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.)
Categories. • Education •
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