Michigan Mid-Century Modern Educational Buildings

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O'Leary Auditorium
Garden City, MI
The O'Leary Auditorium, aka the O'Leary Performing Arts Center, is located at Garden City High School. The building appears to be mid-century. Does anyone know when it was built? [map]

Lake Superior Hall
Allendale, MI
Lake Superior Hall was built in 1964. It is located at Grand Valley State University. Lake Michigan Hall and Lake Huron Hall were built in this same style. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

Wayne State University
Detroit, MI

McGregor Memorial Conference Center

Education Building
Helen L. DeRoy Auditorium
Prentis Building
Shapero Hall Richard Cohn
Memorial Building
Art Building
The McGregor Memorial Conference Center, Education Building, Helen L. DeRoy Auditorium, and Prentis Building at Wayne State University were designed by Minoru Yamasaki. They were built in the late 1950s and early 1960s. The Richard Cohn Memorial Building was designed by Harley, Ellington & Day and built in 1959. Shapero Hall was designed by Paulsen, Gardner & Associates and built in 1965. I don't have information about the Art Building but it appears to be from the 1950s or 1960s. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7. [map]

former Y. Gladys Barsamian Preparatory Center
Detroit, MI
The Barsamian Preparatory Center building was vacant when this photo was taken in 2011. The building now houses the Midtown Business Center. The building was built in 1968. Does anyone know the original occupant of this building? [map]

Jennie May Fleming Elementary School
Detroit, MI
The Jennie May Fleming Elementary School was designed by Kessler & Associates and built in 1962. The school features hexagonal classrooms clustered together in a honeycomb-like fashion. [map]

More Michigan:
Albion College: Bobbitt Visual Arts Center (Albion)
Albion College: Norris Center (Albion)
Charlevoix Elementary School (Charlevoix)
Meryl S. Colt Elementary School (Lansing)
Central Michigan University: Bovee Student Center (Mount Pleasant)
Central Michigan University: University Art Gallery (Mount Pleasant)
Lester K. Kirk Center (Olivet)
Quincy High School (Quincy)
Kempton Elementary School (Saginaw)