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An iconic work by Mexican artist Diego Rivera, depicting Detroit industry. At the DIA. (credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

Diego Rivera’s Murals At Detroit Institute Of Arts Get Historic Landmark Status

The “Detroit Industry” murals were conceived by Rivera as a tribute to the city’s manufacturing base and labor force of the 1930s.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/24/2014

Vintage photo of the Lake Michigan Beach House at Ludington State Park. (Credit: michigan.gov)

Michigan Sites Nominated To National Register Of Historic Places

Six sites in Michigan have been nominated to the National Register of Historic Places, including the Lake Michigan Beach House at Ludington State Park.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2013

S.S. Badger (Credit: Flickr/Matthew276)

Federal Panel OKs Historic Designation For Ferry

A federal panel on Wednesday endorsed the designation of a coal-burning Lake Michigan ferryboat as a national historic landmark, a defeat for opponents unhappy with the vessel’s practice of dumping waste ash into the lake.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/10/2011