Before the City of East Lansing Existed, There Was ‘Cowles House’ at MSU
My Honey works for Michigan State University and earlier this week he had a meeting at 'Cowles House', which is where the Presidents of Michigan State University have been living during their tenure since 1941. A few exceptions, according to Wikipedia, are current MSU President Lou Anna Simon, who chooses to live 'off campus', as did Walter Adams during his time at the top in 1969. Cowles House was built for faculty back in 1857, before the City of East Lansing existed, making it the oldest construction on campus.
This is a picture of a tree that is growing inside the house; reminds me of the Michigan Historical Center on Kalamazoo street in downtown Lansing that has the huge tree growing 'indoors', too.