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The Curtis Building With the Rear Exterior Of The Rubaiyat Restaurant, November 3, 1961

The Curtis Building With the Rear Exterior Of The Rubaiyat Restaurant, November 3, 1961 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, November 3, 1961
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Wins Pacesetter Award: George G. Curtis has been presented the first in a series of monthly Pacesetter awards "for improvement of private property in a manner which contributes to the appearance of the city." Shown here is the rear of the Curtis Building located on the east side of the 300 block of S. Main St. The award was made by the City Art Committee, a citizens group appointed by the City Council. The committee said it was giving the first award to Curtis because of the recent remodeling of the building. It cited "good design, the attention paid to the rear of the premises to improve the appearance for the Fourth Ave. parking lot and the establishment of a store entrance facing the lot."

Huron Lanes Bowling Alley

Huron Lanes Bowling Alley image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, December 28, 1961
Caption
Wins Pacesetter Award: Sewell H. Platt, owner of the Huron Lanes at 320 E. Huron St., has been given the Pacesetter award for December, the third monthly award of the Civic Art Committee. The committee expressed the hope that Platt's "tasteful modernization of the Huron Lanes would set a pattern for more improvement of the properties which surround the planned new City Hall." Previous awards have been given to the Ann Arbor Town Club and George G. Curtis for improvement to the Curtis Building. The committee was established by the City Council.