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20th century retailing in downtown Detroit

Michael Hauser

20th century retailing in downtown Detroit

by Michael Hauser

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Published by Arcadia Pub. in Charleston, SC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Central business districts -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Pictorial works,
  • Stores, Retail -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Pictorial works,
  • Detroit (Mich.) -- History -- Pictorial works

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesTwentieth century retailing in downtown Detroit
    StatementMichael Hauser and Marianne Weldon.
    GenrePictorial works
    SeriesImages of America
    ContributionsWeldon, Marianne.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF574.D443 .H38 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127 p. :
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23631088M
    ISBN 100738561908
    ISBN 109780738561905
    LC Control Number2008928991
    OCLC/WorldCa236352053

      Or, as Michael Hauser and Marianne Weldon write in their captivating new book, 20th-Century Retailing in Detroit (Arcadia Publishing, $), “the equivalent of four Somerset Collection malls could fit into the amount of space that was formerly devoted to retail shopping downtown.” Hauser and Weldon have assembled a handsome volume packed.   Revisit 6 retail titans from Minnesota's 20th-century department store heyday. The book highlights yesteryear’s retail titans with personal anecdotes from former associates and shoppers.

    Detroit, the largest city in the state of Michigan, was settled in by French is the first European settlement above tidewater in North America. Founded as a New France fur trading post, it began to expand during the 19th century with British and American settlement around the Great , based on the booming auto industry and immigration, it became a world-class. This isn't the case in Detroit - they're not comparable. Seattle was also a tiny, minor port town for most of the 20th century and Detroit went from being the 3rd largest to 21st largest U.S. city within about 70 years. Seattle had a fraction of the space/ buildings Detroit did to begin with.

    At the Grand Trunk Pub downtown, you can sip your pint under an ornate vaulted ceiling that used to serve as the ticket office for the Grand Trunk Railroad. Baker’s Keyboard Lounge, the city’s oldest continuously operating jazz spot, sports a massive early 20th-century bar that looks like piano keys.   The early part of the 20th century saw the city of Detroit, Michigan, rise to prominence on the huge growth of the auto industry and related manufacturers. The s were boom years of .


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20th Century Retailing in Downtown Detroit, an Arcadia Publishing title, was launched by the Detroit Historical Society last month.

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