Download e-book for iPad: 20th-Century Retailing in Downtown Grand Rapids (Images of by Michael Hauser,Marianne Weldon

By Michael Hauser,Marianne Weldon

for many years, downtown Grand Rapids loved an extended run within the limelight because the epicenter of purchasing in western Michigan. the colourful Monroe street hall integrated 3 homegrown shops, a number of chain shops, five-and-dime shops, and ratings of garments and forte outlets. It weathered mom nature, wars, the good melancholy, the appearance of local buying facilities, and civil disturbances--but the only swap it may possibly no longer conquer was once the nearby buying mall.

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