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Constructing Ann Arbor High School's New Building, November 1953

Constructing Ann Arbor High School's New Building, November 1953 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, November 11, 1953
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NEW HIGH SCHOOL FOOTINGS: Work on footings and grading of the new Ann Arbor High School site on Stadium Blvd., is essentially finished with just clean-up work remaining, school officials report. Henry W. deKoning Construction Co. was contractor on the preliminary work. Concrete in foreground will form floor of a running track in the high school gymnasium wing. Footings for a shop and classroom wing extending south are visible in background. Other classrooms and school offices will be in section connecting the gymnasium and auditorium section with the shop wing.

Robert L. Quigley

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1956
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Construction Of New Elementary School On Newport Rd. Ahead Of Schedule, August 1956

Construction Of New Elementary School On Newport Rd. Ahead Of Schedule, August 1956 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, August 3, 1956
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A School 'Grows': Construction work by Henry W. deKoning Construction Co. of Ann Arbor is forging "ahead of schedule" on this $811,650 Newport-Sunset Rd. elementary school, which is slated to be completed by May, 1957. With the foundation and steel beams emplaced, exterior brick work is rapidly enclosing the structure, which is "T" -shaped and 271x358 feet. The 18-classroom school will house 540 kindergarten through eight graders. The deKoning firm is also building a similar southwest school west of the end of Coronado Dr. Steel framing on this structure is expected to be up in the next few days, with completion coming by July, 1957. This latter building is said to be a month ahead of schedule. Architect Charles W. Lane of Ann Arbor headed blueprinting of the $1,622,582 worth of new grade schools.

Atom Smasher Installed at U-M Cyclotron Building on North Campus, March 1961

Atom Smasher Installed at U-M Cyclotron Building on North Campus, March 1961 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, March 15, 1961
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INSTALL ATOM SMASHER: Workers today lowered the 310-ton atom smasher core of the University's new $1,800,000, 40-million-electron-volt cyclotron into position in the partially completed $1,100,000 U-M Cyclotron Building on North Campus. Work on the cyclotron and building is being done by the Henry W. deKoning Construction Co. of Ann Arbor. When completed in 1963, it will be used for research on the nuclei of the heavier atomic elements.

Activities Building at James Livingston Designed Phi Chi Medical Fraternity Housing on North Campus, February 1960

Activities Building at James Livingston Designed Phi Chi Medical Fraternity Housing on North Campus, February 1960 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, February 13, 1960
Caption
In Activities Building: The living room in the activities building is highlighted by a curved, marble-faced fireplace, helping make it an ideal place for casual meetings or formal fraternity affairs. A wall of glass (not shown) overlooks the Huron River, distant wooded area and the U-M's impressive Medical Center. The living room is flanked by a music room and study-library.

Married-Student Apartment at Phi Chi Medical Fraternity Housing on North Campus, February 1960

Married-Student Apartment at Phi Chi Medical Fraternity Housing on North Campus, February 1960 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, February 13, 1960
Caption
For Married Couples: The one-bedroom apartments for married couples and children have combined kitchen-dining-living rooms and are partially furnished. The rent for $90 to $110 per month. Units in the single men's apartment building can be used by married couples. There is a nursery on the lower level of the apartment building. More than 65 per cent of Phi Chi actives on the U-M campus are married. Earlier, this posed a threat to fraternity life, leading alumni officials to have a fraternity installation designed that would revive the fraternity and provide for actives' housing-social needs.