loading background

Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

Power's Opera House

Power's Opera House


The opera house, a five story brick building, was located on Pearl St. near Canal St.(now Monroe). The verticle sign on the right of the photo identifies the theater, but the auditorium had several entrances which can be seen along the sidewalk to the left of the sign


Full Details

TitlePower's Opera House
Current AddressDemolished
Pre 1912 AddressPearl St., Arcade Block
Date Constructed1873-74
Original OwnerWilliam T. Powers
Original UseOpera House

Title by Institution. A portion of the opera house later became the Midtown theater.

CollectionPhotograph Coll., 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

Like Us on Facebook
site by GRCMC