Detroit Strange
Mostly factual tales from Detroit & Beyond
3 years ago

Ep. 57 - Open your Mies (Lafayette Park)

Lafayette Park

In this weeks episode Jess and Alex talk about what's "Suddenly Strange" in current news, why you should always read a package thoroughly, and ways to feel good when leaving the house. Then Alex tells Jess the history and construction of the Lafayette Park "super block." Who was Ludwig Mies van der Rohe? What does the Bauhaus have to do with any of it? And why were only some of the planned buildings created? Tune in and find out!