Alden B Dow Home Studio

Alden B Dow Home Studio
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315 Post St
Midland, MI 48640
(989) 839-2744

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Acclaimed Landscape Architect Henry Whiting returned home to Midland, Michigan to share his unique journey in a public lecture titled “Living Mid-Century Modernism: Growing Up in Midland and Beyond.” The lecture was sponsored by Mid-Century Modern Midland, MI and was held on April 25, 2017 at The Grace A. Dow Memorial Library Auditorium. This lecture is a unique opportunity to learn about Whiting's Midland roots.

The Alden B. Dow Home and Studio was ranked #14 on list of "The best museums in the U.S." Share with your family and friends! We have Tours Daily Mon-Sat at 2pm with additional 10am tours on Fri & Sat. All Tours are by reservation. You can book online at or give us a call at 989-839-2744. Adults $15, Seniors $12, Children (Must be a minimum of 8 years old) $7. We also love group tours! If you are a part of an organization that loves to take field trips consider the Alden B. Dow Home and Studio! We have hosted Book Clubs, Motorcycle Clubs, Quilt Guilds, Ladies' Day Out Groups, Cycle Touring Groups, Garden Clubs, Art and Design Students, Car Clubs, and more! We will even work with your group's coordinator if you have 15+ individuals to schedule a tour outside of our normal public tour times.
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IN THE ARCHIVES: The John Whitman Residence Designed in 1934, the John Whitman residence is one of 13 unit block houses Alden B. Dow built during the 1930’s. But what sets it apart from all the others is the distinction it has for winning for Mr. Dow the Grand Prize for Residential Design at the 1937 Paris Exposition, the same year the Empire State Building and Rockefeller Center won in the Industrial and Commercial categories. The Whitman Residence beautifully illustrates Mr. Dow’s expertise in merging structure with site. At first the house appears to be one story, submerged into the landscape. The building’s relatively simple exterior of continuous horizontal layering, however, encloses an interior of five levels. Three bedrooms are at the top level over the entrance and garage. At the lowest level, five steps below the entrance, is the game room. Between these levels are the kitchen, dining room, and maid’s room on one level, and living room on another. An intermediate level between the first and second floors features a sitting room and sun deck. The woodwork inside and out is Louisiana red cypress. The interior color scheme was prescribed by Mr. Dow. Carpeting throughout the dining and living areas was turquoise and draperies were red with blue. The built-in seat by the living room hearth was covered in striped material combining all the colors of the room. Mustard color linoleum was in the game room, kitchen and maid’s room. In the owner’s bathroom, the specifications called for peach color walls and green fixtures; in the hall bath, the walls were tan and the fixtures lavender. The John Whitman Residence is one of the three houses on this fall’s Autumn Reflections tours offered by the Alden B. Dow Home & Studio.

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We ask that you call the Home and Studio to reserve your spot today 989.839.2744 or Toll Free 866.315.7678 __________ Michigan’s Architect Laureate, Alden B. Dow, designed over 600 structures and the entire City of Lake Jackson, Texas throughout his fifty-year career. In his home town of Midland, Michigan there are over 130 structures that represent this lifetime of work. Join us for our 2017 Autumn Reflections Tours as we feature the first and last homes he created in Midland and the home that earned him the Gold Medal Prize for the Best Residential Design in the World at the 1937 Paris Exposition. Tour Details All tours begin at the Alden B. Dow Home and Studio with transportation provided in the to Ultimate Travel Tour Homes. Interior photographs are not permitted in any of the structures. For the enjoyment of all our guests, we ask that children be eight years or older. A. Ultimate Home and Studio Tour Be ready to be delighted with this in-depth, two hour tour of the Alden B. Dow Home and Studio including all the extras: the roof, the tunnel, the terraces, and more. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7 Tour A: 10am or 2pm SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8 Tour A: 11am or 2:30pm Adults $30, Students $25 B. Ultimate Travel Tour Explore Mr. Dow’s signature detailing in the Stein and Carras residences, his first and last residences in Midland. In addition, enjoy the beauty and complexity of the Whitman Residence that won the 1937 Paris Exposition Gold Medal. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7th Tour B: 10am, 1:00pm or 3:30pm SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8th Tour B: 11am or 2:30pm Adults $30, Students $25 C. Combination Tour Experience a full day of fabulous architecture and fun by registering for a “Combination Tour” – An Ultimate Home and Studio Tour and An Ultimate Travel Tour. This option allows for a two hour lunch break. Adults $55, Students $45.
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