The Kresge Foundation

The Kresge Foundation (HM1AHA)

Location: Troy, MI 48084 Oakland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 33.652', W 83° 11.48'

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Sebastion Spering Kresge established this foundation in 1924 on the 25th anniversary of the company he organized in Detroit. The foundation's sole donor, he remained chairman of the board until retiring in 1966, shortly before his death. Grants of over $175 million in its first fifty years have aided established institutions to build facilities for teaching, healing, and the arts. In 1984 the foundation moved to this site.
Series This marker is part of the Michigan: Michigan Historical Commission series
Marker NumberS426
Year Placed1974
Placed ByMichigan History Division, Department of State
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Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 11:32am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 320117 N 4714378
Decimal Degrees42.56086667, -83.19133333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 33.652', W 83° 11.48'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 33' 39.12" N, 83° 11' 28.80" W
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Area Code(s)248, 810
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3215 W Big Beaver Rd, Troy MI 48084, US
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