Modeled off of the DeRoy Auditorium on the campus of Wayne State University in Detroit, MI. Yamaski's best known work is the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York. He was the architect of many buildings found in and around Detroit, where his architectural practice was located. Many of his buildings have a distinctive stem design seen on this vase.
Information on the building: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prentis_Building_and_DeRoy_Auditorium_Complex