Wayne State University; Buildings; Libraries; General and Kresge, Construction 1950-52


Circa 1950s. Exterior image of construction of General Library (Purdy-Kresge). Suren Pilafian with Frank Montana architect, 1953 and 1954. Designed in a modern idiom of lines, planes, solids and voids. The elemental composition is Bauhaus modern. Date October 31,1952 looking southeast corner of Second and Kirby.

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