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Alden B. Dow’s Houses for the Ethyl-Dow Chemical Company in Cape Fear, North Carolina

In the early 1930s, the Dow Chemical Company partnered with the Ethyl Gasoline Company to build a plant to extract

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Dow Chemical Company 2020 Building by Alden B. Dow

A recent Facebook post about the University of Michigan Administration Building and its demolition prompted an interesting observation about how

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Dow By Decade – Saturday, October 8, 2022

DOW BY DECADE Saturday, October 8, 2022 12- 4 pm, $25 per person Featuring self-guided interior tours of three Alden

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Demolition of the University of Michigan Administration Building in Ann Arbor, Michigan

During the 1950s and 1960s, Alden B. Dow built six university and three civic buildings in Ann Arbor.  Perhaps his

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Nelson Street School/Parkdale Elementary School by Alden B. Dow

While the initial site plan for Midland High School was being sketched by Alden B. Dow in December of 1953,

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Crescent Drive Home Tours Sept 11 2022

Crescent Drive Home Tours MCMM is pleased to announce a return to in-person tours featuring self-guided tours of these three

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Northeast Elementary/Plymouth Elementary School by Alden B. Dow

Alden B. Dow began the drawings for Northeast Elementary School in December of 1951.  It had a simple floorplan of

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Alden B. Dow’s Kalamazoo Nature Center Gets a New Dome

After protecting the Sun/Rain Room for nearly six decades, the Kalamazoo Nature Center’s iconic dome and roof are being replaced. 

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The Ralph E. Oberlin, Jr. Residence by Alden B. Dow

Alden B. Dow’s only residential structure to be built in Ohio is the Ralph E. Oberlin, Jr. residence in Canton. 

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Dr. Mark W. Dick Residence by Alden B. Dow

Dr. Mark Dick and his wife, Dr. Louise Schnute, were pediatricians practicing in Grand Rapids when they wrote to Alden

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