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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

The Waters Building

The Waters Building

1912 ca

The six-story Waters Building, at the corner of Lyon St. and Ottawa Ave., was originally called the Klingman-Waters Exhibition Building. A circular fire escape on the side of the building is at the far right of the photo. Several automobiles are parked on the street, and the trolley tracks and overhead lines are visible. Mulit-globed boulevard lights, visible on the right, line Lyon St.


Full Details

TitleThe Waters Building
Date1912 ca
Current Address147-171 Ottawa NW
Pre 1912 Address119-135 Ottawa NW
Date Constructed1899
Original OwnerDudley E. Waters
Original UseFurniture exhibition

The photograph is dated by the multi-globed boulevard lights which were installed in 1912.

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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