Garrick Theatre. exterior. glass

1911-03-10

Exterior view of the Garrick Theatre on Griswold and Lafayette in Detroit, Michigan. "When it's [Whitney Opera House] site was sold for a government post office in 1890, [A.J.] Whitney built the Garrick Theater on Griswold street at the head of Lafayette boulevard," from "The buildings of Detroit: A History," by W. Hawkins Ferry. Famous magician, Harry Houdini made his final performance at the Garrick on October 24, 1926, he died died of peritonitis from a ruptured appendix on October 31, 1926, at the age of 52.


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