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Michael G. Smith at the Plymouth District Library

Michael G. Smith, a Detroit-area architecture historian with an interest in early twentieth-century building and construction, gives a talk on Wirt Rowland, the designer behind several of Detroit’s iconic buildings, and his achievements in building design and as a leader of Detroit’s architectural community throughout both World Wars and the Great Depression.

Saturday, May 30, 2020
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Plymouth District Library
223 S. Main Street
Waldorf/Dunning Room (1&2)
Plymouth MI
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Designing Detroit

Wirt Rowland and the Rise of Modern American Architecture

Michael G. Smith

Shines a light on Detroit architect Wirt Rowland who, until now, has largely slipped into obscurity.

Published: April 2017
ISBN: 9780814339794
Published: April 2017
ISBN: 9780814339800