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  • Wayne State University; Buildings; Prentis

    Circa 1960s. Minoru Yamasaki and Associates. 1964. Image is of the Prentis and DeRoy Pavilion area with a portion of the moat. Several students are present in the image. Partnered with the DeRoy Auditorium, Yamasaki’s form-making derived much of its strength from the careful compositional massing of pure forms and pattern repetition of surface elements. Here, the composition of streetwall-gateway building and freestanding pavilion is perhaps a modern take on a medieval castle keep. The two buil…

  • Wayne State University; Buildings; Archives Buildings

    WSU Labor History Archives Buildings. A gift of $1,200,000 from the United Automobile Workers will make possible the construction of a labor history archives building at Wayne State University in honor of Walter P. Reuther’s 30 years service to the American Labor movement. The three story builing will be of limestone, pre-cast concrete and granite. It will be located near the University’s general library and is expected to cost $1,500,000. Dr. Phillip P. Mason is director of the labor history a…