USGS GNIS ID: 2633638
Michigan Virtual University (MVU) is a private, nonprofit corporation that provides online educational tools, resources and courses for middle and high school students, parents and K-12 educators. Established in 1998 by the Michigan governor John Engler and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, MVU is governed by an independent Board of Directors composed of individuals representing business, industry, higher education, K-12 education and state government. MVU also provides Michigan’s K-12 educators access to online courses and resources to meet professional development requirements and earn State Continuing Education Clock Hours.
The Michigan Women's Hall of Fame (MWHOF) honors distinguished women, both historical and contemporary, who have been associated with the U.S. state of Michigan. The hall of fame was founded in 1983 by Gladys Beckwith and is sponsored by the Michigan Women's Studies Association. The formation of the Association and the Hall was prompted by five professors from Michigan State University, who were teaching a Women in American Society course.
The Comerica Bank Building is an office building located at 101 North Washington Square, in Downtown Lansing, Michigan. It has 15 floors and stands at a height of 182 ft, making it the third tallest building in Lansing, after the Boji Tower and The Michigan State Capitol Building.
The Michigan Library Association is a United States professional association headquartered in Lansing, Michigan that advocates for libraries in Michigan on behalf of the state's residents. Founded in 1891 its members are more than 1,700 individuals and organizations from public, academic, private and special libraries.
Franklin Avenue Presbyterian Church (also known as North Presbyterian Church) is a historic church at 108 W. Grand River Avenue in Lansing, Michigan. It was built in 1916 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.
NRHP reference number: 88000564
WJIM (1240 AM) is a commercial radio station licensed to Lansing, Michigan. It is owned by Townsquare Media and broadcasts a talk radio format. It is also the flagship station of the Michigan Talk Network. Studios and offices are on Pinetree Road in Lansing. It is also simulcast on W295BP (106.9 FM).
Ottawa Street Power Station is a former municipal electric and steam utility generating station for the Lansing Board of Water and Light in Lansing, Michigan, located on the Grand River in the city's central business district that was redeveloped as corporate headquarters for the Accident Fund Insurance Company of America.
NRHP reference number: 08001103
First Baptist Church is a historic church at 227 N. Capitol Avenue in Lansing, Michigan. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980. The congregation is now known as Christ Community Church of Greater Lansing.
NRHP reference number: 80001866
The Lansing Art Gallery, opened in 1965, is a nonprofit art gallery located in downtown Lansing, Michigan, USA. Serving as a multipurpose space within the community, the gallery currently offers a meeting place for other arts organizations, exhibition facilities for Michigan artists and membership for individuals, families, small businesses and large corporations as well as statewide open competitions, education outreach, "Art Smart" after school classes, Art Scholarship Alert, high school competition, summer art camp, Saturday workshops, artist demonstrations and lectures.
J. W. Sexton High School is a public school located on the western edge of Lansing, Michigan, United States, in the Lansing School District. The principal is currently Daniel Boggan. The Sexton Big Reds are members of the Capital Area Activities Conference. The school has a fierce rivalry with the Everett Vikings of Everett High School on the south side of the city. In March 2012 the Lansing School District announced that Sexton would house 7-12 grades beginning in the 2012–2013 school year.
WLMI is a radio station licensed to Grand Ledge, Michigan, serving Lansing. Owned by Midwest Communications, it broadcasts a classic hits format branded as Cruisin 92.9.
Lansing Grand River Assembly (LGR) is a General Motors owned and operated automobile assembly facility located in Lansing, Michigan, United States. Lansing Grand River Assembly produces vehicles built upon the GM Alpha platform including the Cadillac CT4, Cadillac CT4-V, Cadillac CT5, Cadillac CT5-V and Chevrolet Camaro.
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is a constitutional government principal department of the US state of Michigan. The primary purpose of MDOT is to maintain the Michigan State Trunkline Highway System which includes all Interstate, US and state highways in Michigan with the exception of the Mackinac Bridge. Other responsibilities that fall under MDOT's mandate include airports, shipping and rail in Michigan.
USGS GNIS ID: 2633721
USGS GNIS ID: 2633639
The Smith–Turner House is an Italianate and Queen Anne-styled house located at 326 West Grand River Avenue in Lansing, Michigan. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.
NRHP reference number: 80004604
The Listening Ear Crisis Intervention Center of East Lansing, Michigan is the oldest all volunteer crisis center operating in the United States. The Listening Ear Crisis Intervention Center has been open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year since July 15, 1969 and has served more than 300,000 phone and walk-in clients. The center provides free and confidential service for telephone and walk-in clients in crisis. The center also provides free sexual assault counseling, advocacy and community education to survivors of sexual assault and their significant others.
USGS GNIS ID: 2633714
The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) is a nonprofit member benefit of the American Hotel and Lodging Association. Established in 1953, it provides hospitality education, training and professional certification that serves the needs of hospitality schools and industries worldwide.
The Kerns Hotel fire of December 11, 1934 in Lansing, Michigan, United States, killed 34 people, including seven Michigan state legislators, and according to the Lansing Fire Department, was the worst fire disaster in the history of Lansing. The fire occurred around 5:30 am and spread rapidly through the building's wooden interior, trapping many of the hotel's 215 guests in their rooms and forcing them to escape via fire ladders or life nets. In addition to the fatalities, 42 more people, including fourteen firemen, were injured in the fire, which was thought to have been caused by a carelessly discarded cigarette.
Basement 414 or 'B414' was a venue for various forms of artistic expression located in Lansing, Michigan. The venue hosted a variety of art exhibitions of any medium including paintings, musical acts, video and performance art, and other crafts including things such as napkin art. Artists such as Andrew W.K., Dead Prez and the Peppermint Creek Theatre Company, among others, have performed there.
The George W. Romney Building - ("The Romney Building") is the Governor of Michigan's main office, and houses other State of Michigan offices. The building is named after George W. Romney, the 43rd Governor and father of Mitt Romney. The building has a ten-story atrium, beginning on the fourth floor.
The Michigan Governor's Summer Residence, also known as the Lawrence A. Young Cottage, is a house located at the junction of Fort Hill and Huron roads on Mackinac Island, Michigan. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997.
NRHP reference number: 97000800
The Michigan Supreme Court is the highest court in the U.S. state of Michigan. It is Michigan's court of last resort and consists of seven justices. The Court is located in the Michigan Hall of Justice at 925 Ottawa Street in Lansing, the state capital.
The Grand Tower is an office building located at 235 South Grand Avenue, next to the Grand River, on the southeast side of Downtown Lansing, Michigan. With 16 floors and standing at 212 feet (64.6 m), it is the second-tallest building in Lansing, after the Boji Tower. Since its opening in 1991, the Grand Tower has been primarily used for State of Michigan government.
The Michigan Conference of Seventh-day Adventists is the organizational body of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the State of Michigan in the United States. Its headquarters are located in Lansing, Michigan. It is organized as a part of the Lake Union Conference, one of eight such unions within the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists.
The Walter French Junior High School, formerly known as the Walter French Academy or the Walter French Academy of Business and Technology, is a three-story school building located at the corner of Mount Hope and Cedar in Lansing, Michigan. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2014.
NRHP reference number: 14001097
Ingham Academy High School is an alternative high school located in Lansing, Michigan. It is run with a partnership between Ingham Intermediate School District, Highfields, and the Ingham County Circuit Court. With the partnership of these three agencies, the focus of the Ingham Academy is to educate at risk students with the Michigan school curriculum and the life-skills needed for being a productive citizen.