The Bennett House living room that features the surrounding “gallery” space looking onto hole number three of the golf course. Midland features over 430 mid-twentieth century modern buildings that make the city an unparalleled architectural destination. Many architects contributed to this great legacy and to the incredible collection of 350 beautiful residential designs that are […]
UPDATE: The Alden B. Dow Home and Studio will present Movie Sundays as live Zoom events. Movie dates and times will remain as previously scheduled. Live narration along with an intermission and plenty of time for questions and answers will add to the fun of seeing Mr. Dow’s films. The pricing has changed to $15 […]
Mr. and Mrs. Dow began renting different cottages in Northern Michigan very early in their marriage. Eventually they would buy and renovate a cottage in Cottage Grove Association on the north side of Higgins Lake. It is here that they made many life-long friendships and connections. One of the couples, Peters (Pat) and Martha Oppermann […]
All camps include access to special areas of the Alden B. Dow Home and Studio not included on regular tours.
When developing the site plan for Muskegon Community College in 1963, Alden B. Dow marked off a 122-acre section of wooded and hilly creek land and designed the campus around and on top of a stream that meanders through its entire length.
Kalamazoo Valley was just one of a large number of educational projects planned and designed by Mr. Dow during the 1960’s.
On display are drawings and photographs of the unusual beehive light and sound tower of the Roscommon Congregational Church, the Art Deco lamp posts of the original Midland Country Club, the Jenga-like tower of Kalamazoo Valley Community College, and more.
Located in the hub of Port Huron’s downtown, the Henry McMorran Memorial Auditorium was designed by Alden B. Dow in 1956, followed by the Sports Arena in 1957. The Theatre has 1157 seats and features a stage curtain designed by Mr. Dow and similar to the one found in the Game Room of the Home […]
Have you ever wanted to explore and discover a hidden underground passageway? “The Tunnel” is just one of the many captivating and enchanting surprises of the Alden B. Dow Home and Studio. This private area is rarely opened for viewing, but for the months of February, March, and April; Saturday tours will include a trip […]
LeRoy Smith and his family lived in Highland Park, Michigan, but owned land along the St. Clair River near Algonac for summer trips. In the late 1930’s, they decided to build a summer house on the property to take advantage of the river view. Mr. Smith wrote to Alden B. Dow in early 1940, inviting […]