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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

Leonard Exhibition Building

Leonard Exhibition Building

Louis C. Towner - 1911

The Leonard Exhibition Building, not to be confused with the Leonard Building on Market or another on Fulton St., is identified by the sign on the roof of the building. All the advertisements on the side of the building, except two at the far right, have to do with the furniture industry. The building was located at the corner of Ottawa and Ferry. The photo looks slightly to the northwest and across the Grand River, and in the distance the Voigt Mill can be seen on the west bank of the river. The building is quite similar in architecture to the Herpolshimer Department Store.


Full Details

TitleLeonard Exhibition Building
CreatorLouis C. Towner
Current Address21-31 Ottawa NW
Pre 1912 Address17-27 Ottawa NW
Original UseFurniture exhibition

Title by cataloger.
At a later date the name was changed to the Helmer Building.

Collection#4066, Photo Coll., Smoke Collection Dept.,, Community Archives and Research Center (CARC),

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