Lewis Cass Building
State Office Building
|Location||316 S. Walnut St., Lansing, Michigan|
|Area||2 acres (0.81 ha)|
|Architect||Edwyn Albert Bowd|
|Architectural style||Classical Revival|
|NRHP Reference #||84001432|
|Added to NRHP||May 17, 1984|
Lewis Cass Building is a state government office in downtown Lansing, Michigan named for territorial governor Lewis Cass. It is Michigan's oldest standing office building, and served as the state office building until the completion of the first part of a new state government complex in 1953. The building is now a six-story U-shaped Classical Revival structure, a seventh story having been removed after a major fire in 1951.
The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places as "State Office Building" in 1984.
State of Michigan government agencies located in Cass Building:
- Department of Management and Budget http://michigan.gov/dmb
- Department of Community Health http://michigan.gov/mdch
The Lewis Cass Building is getting a first-floor facelift as of early 2009.
- National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- "State Office Building, MI State Preservation Objects". Retrieved September 4, 2014.
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