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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

Furniture City History.org


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Furniture Factories Collection

by GRHC

Furniture companies were and continue to be an important part of Grand Rapids history. Their factories employed many of the city's highly skilled artisans and designers who were drawn here by the opportunities the furniture factories provided. They were the economic backbone of the city until the Great Depression. 

Berkey & Gay Furniture Co.

Berkey & Gay Furniture Co.

Furniture Company

1


Century Furniture Co.

Century Furniture Co.

1900

Furniture Company

2


Imperial Furniture Co.

Imperial Furniture Co.

1903

Furniture Company

6


Johnson Furniture Co.

Johnson Furniture Co.

1908

Furniture Company

7


Luce Furniture Co.

Luce Furniture Co.

Furniture Company

8


Phoenix Furniture Co.

Phoenix Furniture Co.

1872

Furniture Company

9


Sligh Furniture Co.

Sligh Furniture Co.

1880

Furniture Company

10




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