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  • Wayne State University; Buildings; Old Main

    Circa 1950s. Exterior night image of Old Main. Viewed from the corner of Cass and Warren. Malcomson and Higginbotham, 1896. Originally Central High School, Old Main is Wayne State’s place of origin and now a university icon. The stately Romanesque Revival composition is softened by the buff-colored brick. Under the leadership of David Mackenzie, a junior college was begun in the building in 1917. In 1926, high school classes left the building and the growing college took over all the space in t…

  • Wayne State University; Buildings; Old Main; Interior

    Circa 1950s. Image of Wayne TV studio in Old Main. Image contains cameraman and women in front of camera. Malcomson and Higginbotham, 1896. Originally Central High School, Old Main is Wayne State’s place of origin and now a university icon. The stately Romanesque Revival composition is softened by the buff-colored brick. Under the leadership of David Mackenzie, a junior college was begun in the building in 1917. In 1926, high school classes left the building and the growing college took over a…

  • Wayne State University; Buildings; Old Main; Recent

    Circa 1950s. Exterior image of Old Main. View from Cass and Hancock looking north. Malcomson and Higginbotham, 1896. Originally Central High School, Old Main is Wayne State’s place of origin and now a university icon. The stately Romanesque Revival composition is softened by the buff-colored brick. Under the leadership of David Mackenzie, a junior college was begun in the building in 1917. In 1926, high school classes left the building and the growing college took over all the space in the stat…