This Academic Gothic multipurpose building was erected as a memorial to those graduates and former students who gave their lives in World War I. Students and faculty as well as alumni and governing board members assisted with the digging of the basement. In 1935, with PWA funds, the ownership was transferred from the alumni association to Michigan State.
You are here
Michigan State University Memorial Union
If SAH Archipedia has been useful to you, please consider supporting it.
SAH Archipedia tells the story of the United States through its buildings, landscapes, and cities. This freely available resource empowers the public with authoritative knowledge that deepens their understanding and appreciation of the built environment. But the Society of Architectural Historians, which created SAH Archipedia with University of Virginia Press, needs your support to maintain the high-caliber research, writing, photography, cartography, editing, design, and programming that make SAH Archipedia a trusted online resource available to all who value the history of place, heritage tourism, and learning.