Aquarium And Horticultural Hall, Belle Isle, Detroit, Mich.
|Aquarium And Horticultural Hall, Belle Isle, Detroit, Mich.|
Mike Skreptak Collection; Dexter Box
c. 1910; the Horticultural Building and Aquarium on Belle Isle, Michigan were designed by Albert Kahn, built 1902-1904, and opened August 18, 1904; the basement of the Aquarium functioned as a speakeasy during Prohibition; now called the Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory or the Belle Isle Conservatory, the Horticultural Building still stands; the Aquarium closed in 2005 but reopened in 2012; photograph stuck on back seems unrelated.
Belle Isle Park (Michigan). Horticultural Building
Belle Isle Park (Michigan). Conservatory
Belle Isle Park (Michigan). Aquarium
Belle Isle Park (Michigan)
Kahn, Albert, Architect
Belle Isle (Michigan)
University of Windsor. Leddy Library
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