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Marshall Fredericks, Hugh Breneman and Alden B. Dow with a small-scale "The Spirit of Detroit"

The erection of The Spirit of Detroit at the City-County Building (now Coleman A. Young Municipal Center) in 1958 marked the formal completion of the structure whose construction began in 1951. Located in front of a white marble wall at the entrance to the building, the sculpture depicts the cultural and religious spirit of the Detroit community. …

Plaster model for "Alden B. Dow Portrait Plaque"

Alden Dow was born in Midland, Michigan in 1904. Early in his life Alden Dow developed an interest in design. Following the custom of the day, Dow attended the University of Michigan to study engineering in preparation to enter his father’s company. But he found his interests lay in a different direction and after three years Dow became a…

"Alden B. Dow Portrait Relief"

Alden Dow was born in Midland, Michigan in 1904. Early in his life Alden Dow developed an interest in design. Following the custom of the day, Dow attended the University of Michigan to study engineering in preparation to enter his father’s company. But he found his interests lay in a different direction and after three years Dow became a…