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Posted on: May 23, 2019

Hall of Justice

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The Hall of Justice, dedicated in 2002, is headquarters for the state’s judicial branch of government. It houses court offices and courtrooms for the Michigan Supreme Court and Court of Appeals. Built of limestone and capped by a glass dome, the...

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The Lansing Ward History Project: 4th Ward
Posted on: May 23, 2019

St. Mary Cathedral

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Completed and consecrated in 1913, St. Mary Cathedral has been the cathedral of the Diocese of Lansing since its establishment in 1937. This is the third church building used by the Roman Catholic parish since the 1860's. (Although Lansing’s Cat...

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The Lansing Ward History Project: 4th Ward
Posted on: August 23, 2018

The Michigan School for the Blind by Sarah Spohn

Location: 1141 N. Pine

Ward: 4

Resident Historian: Sarah Spohn

The Michigan School for the Blind (MSB) was a public school, on the Northwest side of Lansing, near Old Town. Before the state of Michigan bought the buildings in 1879, the 715 West Will...

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The Lansing Ward History Project: 4th Ward
Posted on: August 15, 2018

First State Capitol in Lansing by Carol Skillings

Location: on South Washington Avenue between Allegan and Washtenaw

Ward: 4

Resident Historian: Carol Skillings

Lansing became the capital city of Michigan in 1847 after selection by the state legislature.  The state’s first constitution prescribed t...

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The Lansing Ward History Project: 4th Ward