Allen Park Veterans Administration Hospital, Building No. 31, Southfield Expressway & Outer Drive, Allen Park, Wayne County, MI
Southfield Expressway & Outer Drive, Allen Park, MI
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS MI-427-O
Building/structure dates: 1959 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 2002 subsequent work
Significance: Building 31, the Animal Research Building, was constructed in 1959. Its presence reflects the growing trend in medicine towards biological research, most notably through the use of animals. Despite its much later date of construction, Building 31 continues the general appearance of the other buildings at the Allen Park facility through its brick facade and limestone cornice. However, the building is constructed of modern materials, including concrete block, with metal framed windows of various sizes.
Medical Aspects Of War
U.S. Department Of Verterans Affairs
Smith, Hinchman & Brylls Associates, Inc.
Baugnet, Andrew, Photographer
Scheerer, E. Madeleine, Historian
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
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