MichaelHauser Marianne Weldon
20th-Century Retailing in Downtown Detroit
September 20, 2019 Comments.. 964
th Century Retailing in Downtown Detroit As Detroit developed northward from the riverfront Woodward Avenue became a mecca for retail restaurants and services The s and s saw many independent merchants open their doors By a

  • Title: 20th-Century Retailing in Downtown Detroit
  • Author: MichaelHauser Marianne Weldon
  • ISBN: 9780738561905
  • Page: 438
  • Format: Paperback
  • As Detroit developed northward from the riverfront, Woodward Avenue became a mecca for retail, restaurants, and services The 1870s and 1880s saw many independent merchants open their doors By 1890, a new type of one stop shopping had developed the department store Detroit s venerable Newcomb Endicott and Company was closely followed by other trailblazers J L HudsonAs Detroit developed northward from the riverfront, Woodward Avenue became a mecca for retail, restaurants, and services The 1870s and 1880s saw many independent merchants open their doors By 1890, a new type of one stop shopping had developed the department store Detroit s venerable Newcomb Endicott and Company was closely followed by other trailblazers J L Hudson Company, Crowley Milner and Company, and the Ernst Kern Company At its peak in the 1950s, the Woodward Avenue area boasted over four million square feet of retail, making it one of America s preferred retail destinations Other Detroit emporiums such as the homegrown S S Kresge Company set trends in consumer culture Generations made the trek downtown for back to school events, Easter shows, holiday windows, and family luncheons Then, with the advent of suburban shopping centers, downtown stores began competing with their own branch locations By the 1970s and 1980s, the dominoes began to fall as both chain and independent stores abandoned the once prosperous Woodward Avenue.

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