Martha Cook Building interior, Lobby between the two parlors, woman sitting in nook reading / HS12380

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Martha Cook Building interior, Lobby between the two parlors, woman sitting in nook reading
Collection Title
Martha Cook Building (University of Michigan) records
Collection Creator
University of Michigan. Martha Cook building.
Box / Drawer
6
Notes
York & Sawyer, architecture firm. Construction begun in 1911, completed 1914. Located on a block between South University Avenue and Tappan Avenue. The Martha Cook Building was erected as a residence for women, a gift of William Wilson Cook ('80) in honor of his mother, Martha Walford Cook. Land to the east of the original building site (the old Condon home) was purchased in 1918 as a garden area.
Garden replanted in 1921 by Samuel Parsons of New York City. Statue of Portia above door was sculpted in marble in the Piccirilli Studio, N.Y.; donated by Cook in 1918.
Item Number
HS12380
Scan Source
7.592 B&W Photograph
Repository
Bentley Historical Library
Date Added/Updated
2016-03-16 01:20:36

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HS12380
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