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By Grace Shackman

ISBN-10: 0472031759

ISBN-13: 9780472031757

Twenty-five years in the past Grace Shackman started to rfile the background of Ann Arbor’s structures, occasions, and other people within the Ann Arbor Observer. quickly Shackman’s articles, which depicted each point of existence in Ann Arbor throughout the city’s past eras, turned much-anticipated common tales. Readers grew to become to her illuminating minihistories once they desired to learn about a specific landmark, constitution, character, association, or company from Ann Arbor’s past. Packed with images from Ann Arbor of yesteryear and the current day, Ann Arbor saw compiles the simplest of Shackman’s articles in a single publication divided into 8 sections: public constructions and associations, the collage of Michigan, transportation, undefined, downtown Ann Arbor, game and tradition, social cloth and groups, and structure.  For long-time citizens, Ann Arbor expatriates, collage of Michigan alumni, and viewers alike, Ann Arbor saw presents an extraordinary glimpse of the bygone days of a city with a wealthy and sundry history. Grace Shackman is a historical past columnist for the Ann Arbor Observer, the neighborhood Observer, and the previous West part information, in addition to a author for college of Michigan courses. She is the writer of 2 past books: Ann Arbor within the nineteenth Century and Ann Arbor within the twentieth Century.

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William Blair, 311 South Division Street Public Buildings & Institutions 23 Burrett-Smith, Dr. Cyrus Burrett and Dr. Dean T. Smith, first at 721 East Washington and then at 416 South Fifth Avenue Classen Private Hospital, Dr. Carrie Classen, osteopath, 429 Hamilton Place Cowie Private Hospital, Dr. David M. Cowie, 320 South Division Street Curtrest Maternity Home and Hospital, Mrs. Severine C. Curtiss, 1100 East Huron Street Dr. Neil Gates, 314 South Fifth Avenue Grove Cottage Hospital, Josephine and Otto Grove, 1422 West Huron Street Herdman’s Private Hospital, Dr.

William Blair, 311 South Division Street Public Buildings & Institutions 23 Burrett-Smith, Dr. Cyrus Burrett and Dr. Dean T. Smith, first at 721 East Washington and then at 416 South Fifth Avenue Classen Private Hospital, Dr. Carrie Classen, osteopath, 429 Hamilton Place Cowie Private Hospital, Dr. David M. Cowie, 320 South Division Street Curtrest Maternity Home and Hospital, Mrs. Severine C. Curtiss, 1100 East Huron Street Dr. Neil Gates, 314 South Fifth Avenue Grove Cottage Hospital, Josephine and Otto Grove, 1422 West Huron Street Herdman’s Private Hospital, Dr.

Make room for an expansion of Couzens Hall, and the 1908 addition was razed in 1976 when the university decided it was too run down to maintain. But the original observatory was saved—though the rescue took a three-part campaign lasting close to thirty years. Step one took place in the early 1970s, when a group of local preservationists led by John Hathaway, then chair of the Historic District Commission, and Dr. Hazel Losh, legendary U-M astronomy professor, convinced the university to give it a stay of execution.

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