Podcast: International Architect Minoru Yamasaki’s Impact on the Wayne State Campus

College of Education and McGregor Memorial Conference Center Reflecting Pool, 1961

Reuther Library archivist Shae Rafferty discusses the career of Minoru Yamasaki, renown architect of the original World Trade Center, the Dhahran International Airport in Saudi Arabia, as well as many buildings in the metropolitan Detroit area. University archivist Alison Stankrauff shares the history and design of four Yamasaki buildings on the campus of Wayne State University in Detroit.

Related Collections
Minoru Yamasaki Papers
Wayne State University Office of the President Clarence B. Hilberry Records
Wayne State University Office of the President William Rea Keast Records
Wayne State University College of Education Building Committee Records
Collection Spotlight: Minoru Yamasaki’s Campus Buildings

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Episode Credits
Host: Dan Golodner
Interviewees: Shae Rafferty and Alison Stankrauff
Producers: Dan Golodner and Troy Eller English
Sound: Troy Eller English

With support from the Reuther Podcast Collective: Bart Bealmear, Elizabeth Clemens, Meghan Courtney, Troy Eller English, Dan Golodner, Paul Neirink, and Mary Wallace