With the holidays right around the corner – how about gifting those on your shopping list a gift that will pique their curiosity about Michigan architecture and the built environment? Our curated list features a number of books, toys and other gifts, to help build their library, their imaginations, and their awareness of architecture.
All are available on amazon.com; don’t forget to use AmazonSmile and select Michigan Architectural Foundation as your charity of choice before you complete your purchases. Read more about Amazon Smile later in this article.
Michigan Architecture Books
Great Architecture of Michigan by John Gallagher (photographs by Balthazar Korab); a publication of Michigan Architectural Foundation.
American City: Detroit Architecture, 1845-2005 by Robert Sharoff
Alexander Girard, Architect: Creating Midcentury Modern Masterpieces by Deborah Lubera Kawsky
Mid-Michigan Modern: From Frank Lloyd Wright to Googie by Susan J. Bandes
Michigan Modern: Design that Shaped America by Amy Arnold and Brian Conway
Lost Detroit by Cheri Y. Gay
Designing Detroit: Wirt Rowland and the Rise of Modern American Architecture by Michael G. Smith
The Historic Architecture of Bay City, Michigan by Dale Patrick Wolicki
Lighthouses of Northwest Michigan by Susan Roark Hoyt
Alden B. Dow: Midwestern Modern by Diane Maddex
Buildings of Michigan by Kathryn Bishop Eckert
Michigan’s County Courthouses by John Fedynsky
Art Deco in Detroit by Rebecca Binno Savage
Frank Lloyd Wright in Michigan by A. Dale Northup
Yamasaki in Detroit: A Search for Serenity by John Gallagher
Michigan’s Heritage Barns by Mary Keithan
Michigan’s Historic Railroad Stations by Michael H. Hodges
Guardians of Detroit: Architectural Sculpture in the Motor City by Jeff Morrison
Detroit’s Historic Places of Worship by Marla O. Collum, Barbara E. Krueger, and Dorothy Kostuch
AIA Detroit: The American Institute of Architects Guide to Detroit Architecture by Eric J. Hill and John Gallagher
Michigan One-Room Schoolhouses by Mary Keithan
Catholic Churches of Detroit by Roman Godzak
The Guardian Building: Cathedral of Finance by James W. Tottis
Teaching and Designing in Detroit by Stephen Vogel (Editor), Libby Blume (Editor)
The Buildings of Detroit: A History by W Hawkins Ferry
Grand Estates of Grosse Pointe by Katie Doelle (Author), Kay Agney (Foreword)
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