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Burton Memorial Tower

881 North University Avenue
Ann Arbor MI United States

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Began1935
  Finished1936
Floor Count10
Floor Area1,843 m²
Building Uses
 - monument
 - education
 - office
 - university
Structural Types
 - highrise
 - tower
Architectural Style
 - art deco
 - streamline moderne
Materials
 - limestone
 - concrete, reinforced

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof212 fthttp://www.umich.edu/

Description
- Architect: Albert Kahn

- Length x Width: 12.8 m x 12.8 m

- The Burton Memorial Tower honors Marion Leroy Burton, President of the University of Michigan from 1920 to 1925.

- The tower is constructed of concrete faced with limestone.

- At the top of this building lies the Baird Carillon, which is 100-tons and contains 67 bells.

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