Copper Country Architects

Biographical Dictionary of Copper Country Architects

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Derrick Hubert

by A. K. Hoagland Derrick Hubert (1870-?), based in Menominee, designed several school buildings in the Copper Country. Biography Hubert was born in Illinois to Canadian parents, but grew up in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, and Iron Mountain. For a few years Hubert worked with his father, a carpenter, and also at a saw mill. He trained himself in architecture, completing a course from the National Correspondence School in Scranton, […]

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Michigan College of Mines, Chemistry Building Addition


by A. K. Hoagland Architect: Derrick Hubert Alternative Name: Michigan Technological University, Koenig Hall Location: Houghton, MI Built: 1931 Contractor: Archie Verville Demolished: 1968 In 1931 the Michigan College of Mines built a large addition onto the front of Koenig Hall, which had been built just ten years earlier. The new front—really a whole new building—had an art moderne appearance, with a flat roof and no cornice. The building had […]

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Dollar Bay High School


by A. K. Hoagland Architect: Derrick Hubert Location: 48475 Maple Drive, Dollar Bay Built: 1914-15 Contractor: John J. Michels; F. W. Stoyle, plumbing; Peninsula Heating Co., heating; Edward Nelson Electrical Co. of Green Bay, electrical; Carlton Hardware Co., galvanized iron ventilation system1 Built at a cost of $65,000, the Dollar Bay High School was clad in a buff brick made in Ripley, trimmed with Jacobsville sandstone. The building measured 140’ […]

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