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  • Wayne State University; Buildings; Community Arts and Auditorium

    Circa 1960s. Image of art exhibition in the Community Arts Gallery. Date on photo November 16,1967.

  • Wayne State University; Buildings; Community Arts and Auditorium

    Circa 1960s. Artists work on one of the statues that will be placed in the Floating Sculpture Gardens. Date on photo is November 16,1967.

  • Wayne State University; Buildings; McGregor Memorial, Dedication

    Circa 1960s. Exterior image of building. The image of the entrance off of the Japanese Gardens. Dated November 16, 1967. Minoru Yamasaki and Associates, 1958. One of Yamasaki’s masterpieces and believed by many to be among Detroit’s finest buildings. The 2 story nearly symmetrical pavilion is sheathed in warm travertine marble. The interior contains 2 levels of conference rooms that are arranged to either side of a sky lighted entry hall and lounge which has the feeling of a gothic cathedral. A…

  • Wayne State University; Buildings; Old Main

    Circa 1960s. Exterior image of Old Main clock tower. 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 stately structure. Dated November 1…