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July 21, 2016

Michigan Union to undergo extensive renovation

The university's iconic Michigan Union will undergo its most extensive renovation since it opened in 1919. The renovation project was approved by the Board of Regents on Thursday.

The $85.2 million project will create social space on the main level by enclosing the courtyard, and expand and improve lounge and study spaces.

June 1, 2016

Exterior repairs on Michigan Union may begin this week

A $1.4 million project to repair approximately 12,000 square feet of deteriorated masonry on the exterior of the Michigan Union is getting underway.

"Staging preparation, ivy removal and cleaning the facade may be starting as early as this week," said Susan Pile, senior director, University Unions & Auxiliary Services.

December 15, 2015

Exterior repair work being done at Michigan Union entrance

Individuals walking near the Michigan Union will notice scaffolding at the main entrance. After review of the external brick, stone and mortar on the tower of the Union, it has been determined there is a potential for fall hazards.

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