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Fountain Circle (Courthouse Square)

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Courthouse Square
1930, Howard F. Young. W. Michigan Ave. and Kalamazoo St.

The centerpiece of the fountain circle is a circular Doric colonnade on a raised and stepped circular base containing a fountain designed by Young. It was given in 1933 as a memorial to Charles Esselstyn Brooks by his son Harold Craig Brooks. The circle was the site of the now demolished first courthouse, a brick Greek Revival building erected in 1838.

Writing Credits

Kathryn Bishop Eckert


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Kathryn Bishop Eckert, "Fountain Circle (Courthouse Square)", [Marshall, Michigan], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of Michigan

Buildings of Michigan, Kathryn Bishop Eckert. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012, 204-204.

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