By Grace Shackman

Twenty-five years in the past Grace Shackman started to rfile the historical past of Ann Arbor’ s structures, occasions, and other people within the Ann Arbor Observer. quickly Shackman’ s articles, which depicted each element of lifestyles in Ann Arbor through the urban’ s past eras, grew to become much-anticipated usual tales. Readers became to her illuminating minihistories once they desired to find out about a selected landmark, constitution, character, association, or company from Ann Arbor’ s past.


Packed with photos from Ann Arbor of yesteryear and the current day, Ann Arbor Observed compiles the simplest of Shackman’ s articles in a single e-book divided into 8 sections: public constructions and associations, the college of Michigan, transportation, undefined, downtown Ann Arbor, game and tradition, social cloth and groups, and architecture.


For long-time citizens, Ann Arbor expatriates, collage of Michigan alumni, and viewers alike, Ann Arbor Observed presents a unprecedented glimpse of the bygone days of a city with a wealthy and sundry history.


Grace Shackman is a background columnist for the Ann Arbor Observer, the Community Observer, and the Old West aspect News, in addition to a author for college of Michigan guides. She is the writer of 2 earlier books: Ann Arbor within the nineteenth Century and Ann Arbor within the twentieth Century.

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