WMU East campus

2:42 pm
Mon July 8, 2013

Michigan AG: no ruling on the future of WMU's East Campus

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The Attorney General's office says it can only respond to official requests for legal opinions made by the governor and state lawmakers, not those made by private citizens.
KALAMAZOO, MI - The state attorney general's office has denied a Kalamazoo preservationist's request to issue a moratorium on the demolition of three of the four buildings on Western Michigan University's historic East Campus. West Hall and the Speech and Hearing Building are scheduled to be demolished beginning this summer, according to WMU.
3:04 pm
Fri June 28, 2013

Historical marker stolen from WMU's East Hall

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The marker was snatched sometime between Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning.
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Sometime between the afternoon of June 26 and the morning of Thursday, June 27, someone pried the 42-inch-by-54-inch metal historic marker at East Hall away from its wooden posts, and made off with it. "We discovered it the morning of June 27, " said Western Michigan University Deputy Chief of Public Safety Blaine Kalafut.
3:29 pm
Wed June 26, 2013

East Campus knocked off nomination for historic list

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The National Trust for Historic Preservation put together their list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Places last week. Western Michigan University’s East Campus was going to be on it until officials found out that East Campus was scheduled for demolition.
KALAMAZOO, MI - The Houston Astrodome, one-room schoolhouses in Montana and a lighthouse on the island of Martha's Vineyard all made this year's list of America's 11 Most Endangered Places. Western Michigan University's historic East Campus did not.
7:17 am
Wed June 19, 2013

Preservationist asks Attorney General to issue moratorium to stop demolition on WMU's east campus

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Roger Parzyck questions Board of Trustees has not voted on demolition of three buildings
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Kalamazoo-area preservationists -- heartbroken over the planned demolition of three of the four buildings on WMU's historic East Campus -- have been urging the university to reconsider since the plans were announced in December.
WMU East Campus
5:33 am
Fri June 7, 2013

WMU hires architect for East Hall renovation

East Hall - file photo
Credit WMUK

Western Michigan University says architectural firm Tower Pinkster has been hired to remake East Hall into an alumni center

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