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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

Furniture Capitol Building

Furniture Capitol Building


The architect's drawing of the proposed thirty-four-story furniture exhibition building, the Furniture Capitol, was proposed by Gustave A. Hendricks and is seen on the front of the April 23, 1927 issue of the Grand Rapids Spectator, a publication to promote Grand Rapids' business and civic interests. The building was never built.


Full Details

TitleFurniture Capitol Building
FormatMagazine Cover

Title by cataloger. Hertel's initial drawings of the building were completed and in the hands of contractor Owen, Ames Kimball, who donated them the Grand Rapids Public Museum.

Location In PhotoGrand Rapids
CollectionGrand Rapids History & Special Collections
InstitutionGrand Rapids Public Library
Physical Storage LocationGrand Rapids, MI

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