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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

The Furniture Temple

The Furniture Temple


The Furniture Temple, a nine story building, faces Lyon St. between Ionia and Division Aves. Two verticle signs at the corner of the building spell out its name. Several automobiles from the 1920s are parked along Lyon St., and the trolley tracks and overhead lines can be seen.


Full Details

TitleThe Furniture Temple
Current Address5 Lyon St. NW
Pre 1912 Address5 Lyon St. NW
ArchitectGeorge L. Stone
ContractorCharles Hoertz & Son
Date Constructed1911
Original UseFurniture exhibition
Information SourceGrand Rapids Public Library, History & Special Coll. Dept., Coll. #10, Henry H. Masten papers

Title by cataloger.
The current name is the Commerce Building and it is used for offices.

CollectionGRPL Photo Coll., #54,Grand Rapids History & Special Collections

Reproduction and copyright information regarding this image is available from Grand Rapids History & Special Collections, Archives, Grand Rapids Public Library, Grand Rapids, MI

Locationlocation on map

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