Angell Hall & the Diag, Ann Arbor

Angell Hall & the Diag, Ann Arbor

Angell Hall is the western annex of a four-building complex that belongs to the University of Michigan Central Campus. It was built in the 1920s. It is one of the major buildings on campus. Angell Hall is a 150m long symmetrical structure with a prominent central part and two wings. This 4-storey building with a basement and an attic floor is known for the astronomical observatory housed on the upper floor (1927) equipped with high-end telescopes. This remarkable building is part of the University of Michigan Diag. The Diagonal Green is the walkway going from the northwest to southeast. This square contains many key universities buildings, including an impressive Special Collections Library. There is a symbolic brass letter "M" marking the center of the Diag. This open space hosts many university events.

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Angell Hall & the Diag on Map

Sight Name: Angell Hall & the Diag
Sight Location: Ann Arbor, USA
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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