Architectural rendering of Legal Research Building / HS4838



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Architectural rendering of Legal Research Building
1922 (ca.)
Collection Title
Law School (University of Michigan) records
Collection Creator
University of Michigan. Law School.
Folder / Container / Volume
Drawings and Blueprints
York & Sawyer, architecture firm. The William W. Cook Legal Research Building (also known as the Legal Research Library or Law Library) was completed in 1931, the third of the four buildings William W. Cook gave to form the Law Quadrangle, built between 1924-1933. In 1955, the original six level stackroom was increased to ten levels. The underground Allan F. and Alene Smith Law Library Addition designed by Gunnar Birkerts Associates was completed in 1981. The additional three original buildings comprising the Law Quadrangle with their construction dates are: the Lawyers' Club, 1924; the John P. Cook Dormitory, 1930; and Hutchins Hall, 1933. In January 2012, the Law Quadrangle was enlarged with the addition of South Hall and Aikens Commons.
Architectural drawings;
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7.5 x 13.0 inches Architectural drawing
Bentley Historical Library
Date Added/Updated
2016-03-12 01:07:09

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7848 x 4550
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"Architectural rendering of Legal Research Building; HS4838". University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 29, 2023.