WMU East campus

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

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WMU East Campus
10:42 am
Fri April 19, 2013

WMU trustee says university has to balance resources and historic preservation

East Campus - file photo
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A Western Michigan University trustee says the board has to balance historic preservation and managing resources for the university. Bill Johnston made the comments during Thursday's board meeting.

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2:52 pm
Wed March 27, 2013

WMU East Campus future debated

Preservationist Roger Parzyck on WMU's East Campus
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For more than a decade, Western Michigan University’s East Campus has been a virtual ghost town. However, the University announced last December that it would turn its original home into a new alumni center. To do that, the university plans to tear down two historic buildings and part of a third, and that isn’t sitting well with some in the community.

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