Mid-Century Modern Midland wants you to Save the Date: January 15th 2019

Santa’s elves aren’t the only ones who have been busy. MCMM has now finalized several projects which we would like to share with you in the new year. Please plan to join us  Tuesday, January 15th 2019 at 7:00 pm  In the Little Theater of the Midland Center for the Arts.…

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2019 Movie Sundays at The Alden B. Dow Home and Studio

Movie Sundays at The Alden B. Dow Home and Studio Theater Reservations Required Seating is limited 1.866.315.7678 www.abdow.org February 17, 2019 ARCHITECTURE March 10, 2019 TRAVEL March 24, 2019 LEISURE AND FAMILY TIME Showtimes 1pm to 3pm on all show dates 315 Post Street - House Entrance $15.00 per ticket…

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US Modernist Radio – Architecture You Love #77/Michigan Modern: Michael Dow + Susan Bandes + Brian Conway with Musical Guests The Mac McLaughlin Group

CLICK HERE to listen to US Modernist Radio - Architecture You Love #77/Michigan Modern: Michael Dow + Susan Bandes + Brian Conway with Musical Guests The Mac McLaughlin Group Michigan, that fine state shaped like your hand, is a hotbed of amazing Modernism.  Today George Smart and co-host Bob Langford…

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The Grace A. Dow Memorial Library by Alden B. Dow

As President of the Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation, Alden B. Dow wrote a letter to Midland’s city manager in 1950 expressing the Foundation’s wish to finance the design and construction of a new public library to be situated in what then was the family’s apple orchard at…

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The George Greene Residence, Midland, Michigan by Alden B. Dow

In the spring of 1936, Alden B. Dow prepared drawings of a residence for George Greene, a plant engineer with the Dow Chemical Company.  Construction of the 1600 square foot house began in June 1936 and was completed in March 1937 at a final cost of $16, 983.  It was…

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The Dr. William Schuette Residence by Alden B. Dow

Dr. William Schuette was a chemical engineer and the general manager of the Midland Division of the Dow Chemical Company.  When Alden B. Dow met with Dr. and Mrs. Schuette in 1958 to discuss their requirements in a home, the couple had two daughters and a son.  In addition to…

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The Anderson and Dorothy Dow Arbury Residence

The unit block home Alden B. Dow designed for his younger sister Dorothy and her husband Anderson Arbury in 1939 was grand in scale and unique in appearance. The design follows that of a pinwheel, with the center on the entrance that lies at the intersection of four wings. One…

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The Sheldon B. Heath Residence by Alden B. Dow

The first unit block house to be built was the Sheldon B. Heath house, designed by Alden B. Dow in late spring of 1934. This four-bedroom home on West St. Andrews Road was one of the first to be located in a new residential development near the Midland Country Club,…

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Book your Holiday Tour Today. The Home and Studio will be closed on December 24th and 25th and for the Month of January. Public Tours by will resume February 1st 2019. On Saturdays, in February, March and April the Public Tour will include the tunnel. All tours are by reservation.
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