Colleges; Wayne State University; Buildings; McGregor Memorial Conference Center

1958-05-08

Exterior view of the McGregor Memorial Conference Center and Sculpture Pool at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. " His [Minoru Yamasaki] McGregor Center on Detroit's Wayne State University campus opened in 1958 featuring triangular motifs, skylights and a reflecting pool that welcome visitors with a promise of serenity, Japanese-style pools feature sculpture by Italian Giacomo Manzu, this design won the first honor award of the American Institute of Architects in 1959, Yamasaki kept the elements of pools, skylighted interiors and 'space' in many of his later designs," from Detroit News article.


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