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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

Police Headquarters

Police Headquarters

1900 (ca)

Police headquarters, at the corner of Crescent St. and Ottawa Ave., showing the stone and brick facade probably in the original colors. The lower portion of the building, the front stairs, and the arches over the windows are of grey stone while the walls of the building are of buff colored brick. At the left of the card, toward the rear of the building, the arched doors of the horse entry can be seen. Several verticle downspouts are visible around the building. Horse-drawn carriages on parked on the street, and a street lamp of the period hangs over the intersection.


Full Details

TitlePolice Headquarters
Date1900 (ca)

Title from postcard. The building cost $40,000 to build and $6000 to furnish.

Location In PhotoGrand Rapids
CollectionGRPL Postcard Coll. (#78), Grand Rapids History & Special Collections, Archives

Reproduction and copyright information regarding this image is available from Grand Rapids History & Special Collections, Archives, Grand Rapids Public Library, Grand Rapids, MI

InstitutionGrand Rapids Public Library
Physical Storage LocationGrand Rapids, MI

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