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Exterior of the new Carpenter School in Pittsfield Township, November 1952

Exterior of the new Carpenter School in Pittsfield Township, November 1952 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, November 7, 1952
Caption
The new $140,000 Carpenter School, southeast of the Washtenaw Rd.-US-23 intersection in Pittsfield township, will hold open house from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Monday. The cinder block brick-face structure contains five regular classrooms, a self-contained kindergarten (including lavatory) and a multi-purpose room. After a bond issue was approved last April, construction began in June and pupils moved in Oct. 6. Architect Walter Anicka designed it and Minion Construction Co. of Ypsilanti was the builder.

St. Francis of Assisi Church and School, May 1952

St. Francis of Assisi Church and School, May 1952 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, May 24, 1952
Caption
New St. Francis Church Buildings Providing an example of the trend to contemporary design in church architecture is the St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church on Winchell Dr., designed by Architect Walter Anicka. The church is at left, the attached school, recently completed, is at right. Building at far right is the new Tappan Junior High School, across Stadium Blvd. The new convent to house teachers is at rear of buildings shown. An open house will be held at the $105,000 convent and school addition tomorrow.