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Part of the Diag tour

West Hall

1085 S University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

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Home to four LSA departments—astronomy, anthropology, statistics, and physics—West Hall was originally built as an Ann Arbor public school. The building, with its distinctive red roof and gateway arch leading to the Diag, is located in the heart of U-M's Central Campus, across from the School of Social Work.

Built during 1862-63 by the City of Ann Arbor as a public school, the original portion of West Hall was purchased by U-M in 1901
A bird's-eye view of West Hall with its terracotta roof and aged copper towers
Today, an expanded West Hall houses LSA departments, including astronomy, anthropology, and statistics