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

By Michael Hauser,Marianne Weldon

for many years, downtown Grand Rapids loved a protracted run within the limelight because the epicenter of buying in western Michigan. the colourful Monroe road hall integrated 3 homegrown shops, a number of chain shops, five-and-dime shops, and rankings of garments and area of expertise shops. It weathered mom nature, wars, the nice melancholy, the arrival of local purchasing facilities, and civil disturbances--but the single switch it may now not triumph over used to be the nearby buying mall.

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