Meadow Brook North Barn Wins Statewide Award

Meadow Brook North Barn, on the Campus of Oakland University, Wins Statewide Award With its bright yellow exterior, Oakland University’s Meadow Brook North Barn is easily seen from Walton Boulevard on the northeast corner of campus. The 100-year-old barn – which recently underwent a series of renovations – caught the attention of the Michigan Barn Preservation Network (MBPN), who named it the 2016 Barn of the Year in the Non-Profit Agricultural or Adaptive Use category. Freshly … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm 1927 Calf Barn recognized as 2014 Barn of the Year

The Michigan Barn Preservation Network (MBPN) awarded the 2014 Barn of the Year to the 1927 Calf Barn at the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm. The Calf Barn has been rebuilt on its original site with private funds and is now used as a multipurpose facility to support the Museum operations and to provide a location for community events. Phase I work was completed in 2013 that repaired the walls and added the entire portion back according to original drawings. Historically, the … [Read more...]