Aquarium and Horticultural Hall, Belle Isle, Detroit, Mich.



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Aquarium and Horticultural Hall, Belle Isle, Detroit, Mich.
Date: 1909
Type(s): Postcard
Language: English
Source: Mike Skreptak Collection; Box Dexter
Notes: C. 1909; the Horticultural Building and Aquarium on Belle Isle, Michigan were designed by Albert Kahn, built 1902-1904 and opened August 18, 1904; now called the Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory or the Belle Isle Conservatory, the Horticultural Building still stands; the basement of the Aquarium functioned as a speakeasy during Prohibition; the Aquarium closed in 2005 but reopened in 2012.
Subject(s): Horticultural Building (Belle Isle)
Belle Isle Conservatory
Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory (Belle Isle)
Aquarium (Belle Isle)
Prohibition
Place(s): Belle Isle (Michigan)
Rights: Public Domain
Repository: University of Windsor. Leddy Library
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