Veterans Memorial Building, Detroit, Michigan

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Veterans Memorial Building, Detroit, Michigan
Publisher: C. T. Art-Colortone
Date: 1950
Type(s): Postcard
Language: English
Identifier(s): 1C-H252
Source: Mike Skreptak Collection; Dexter Box
Notes: c 1950; the Veterans Memorial Building is located in Hart Plaza at 151 W. Jefferson Avenue (on postcard: 24 West Jefferson Avenue); designed by Harley, Ellington and Day, construction began in 1948 and was completed in 1950; above the north entrance is "Victory Eagle" sculpted by Marshall Fredericks; below the sculpture: "In honored memory of those who gave their lives for their country"; initially used for veterans' services and other city agency offices, the UAW leased the building from 1995 to 2014 and then purchased it; "The Veterans' Memorial Building in Detroit's Riverfront Civic Center is a living memorial dedicated by the citizens of Detroit to those who served their country";
Subject(s): Veterans Memorial Building (Detroit)
World War II
Harley, Ellington And Day, Architects
Fredericks, Marshall, Sculptor
Jefferson Avenue (Detroit)
Hart Plaza (Detroit)
United Automobile Workers of America (Detroit)
Victory Eagle (Sculpture)
Place(s): Detroit (Michigan)
Rights: Public Domain
Repository: University of Windsor. Leddy Library
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