Rackham Graduate School, Ann Arbor

Rackham Graduate School, Ann Arbor

Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies is located in the area of the University of Michigan Central Campus. Horace H. Rackham, a local attorney, was the initiator of the building's Graduate School that accommodates the Concert Auditorium. This five-storey edifice of Indiana limestone was constructed in 1938. The project was developed by Italian architectural sculptor Corrado Parducci and architect William Kapp. This symmetrical building features rectangular forms and a stepped structure. There are figures above the windows and on balconies and prominent wings. The Auditorium is considered the ideal hall for chamber music. Rackham was reconstructed in 2003.

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Sight Name: Rackham Graduate School
Sight Location: Ann Arbor, USA
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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