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Lab 9 Tri-Fold Brochure

Lab 9 Tri-Fold Brochure

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Ann Arbor is a city in the U.S. state o Michigan and thecounty seat o Washtenaw County. It is the state’s seventhlargest city with a population o 114,024 as o the 2000Census, o which 36,892 (32%) are university or collegestudents. Te city, which is part o the Detroit-Ann Arbor-Flint, MI CSA, is named aer the spouses o the city’sounders and or the stands o trees in the area.Ann Arbor was ounded in January 1824 by John Allenand Elisha Rumsey, both o whom were land specula-tors. On May 25, 1824, the town plot was registered withWayne County as “Annarbour”. Te city became the seato Washtenaw County in 1827, and was incorporated asa village in 1833. Te town became a regional transporta-tion hub in 1839 with the arrival o the Michigan CentralRailroad, and was chartered as a city in 1851. During the1960s and 1970s, the city gained a reputation as a centeror liberal politics. During the 20th century, the economy o Ann Arbor underwent a gradual shi rom a manuac-turing base to a service and technology base, which accel-erated in the 1970s and 1980s. Ann Arbor is home to theUniversity o Michigan, established in 1837. As the dom-inant institution o higher learning in the city and one o the top public universities in the world, the university pro- vides Ann Arbor with a distinct college-town atmosphere.Te university shapes Ann Arbor’s economy signicantly as it employs about 30,000 workers, including about 7,500in the medical center. Te city’s economy is also centeredon high-technology, with several companies drawn to thearea by the university’s research and development mon-ey, and by its graduates. On the other hand, Ann Arborhas increasingly ound itsel grappling with the efects o sharply rising land values and gentrication, as well as ur-ban sprawl stretching ar into the outlying countryside.Many Ann Arbor cultural attractions and events are spon-sored by the University o Michigan. Several perormingarts groups and acilities are on the university’s campus,as are museums dedicated to art, archaeology, and natu-ral history and sciences (see Museums at the University o Michigan). Regional and local perorming arts groupsnot associated with the university include the Ann ArborCivic Teatre; the Arbor Opera Teater; the Ann ArborSymphony Orchestra; the Ann Arbor Ballet Teater; theAnn Arbor Civic Ballet (established in 1954 as Michigan’srst chartered ballet company); and PerormanceNetwork, which operates a downtown theater requently ofering new or nontraditional plays.Te Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum, located in a renovat-ed and expanded historic downtown re station, containsmore than 250 interactive exhibits eaturing science andtechnology. Multiple art galleries exist in the city, nota-bly in the downtown area and around the University o Michigan campus. Aside rom a large restaurant scene inthe Main Street, South State Street, and South University Avenue areas, Ann Arbor ranks rst among U.S. cities inthe number o booksellers and books sold per capita. TeAnn Arbor District Library maintains our branch outletsin addition to its main downtown building; in 2008 a new branch building replaced the branch located in PlymouthMall. Tis new branch is called the raverwood Branch,and opened on June 30, 2008. Te city is also home to theGerald R. Ford Presidential Library.
Ann Arbor, Michigan

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