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Catalog Number 1981.021.269
Object Name Specification
Title Specifications for Mr. John C. Garvey for a Brick Veneered and Frame Hotel Building Located on the Northeast Corner of Dix Ave. and Waterman St., Detroit, Michigan.
Scope & Content One set of architectural "Specifications for Mr. John C. Garvey for a Brick Veneered and Frame Hotel Building Located on the Northeast Corner of Dix Ave. and Waterman St." The specifications (Job 241) are bound in a booklet that has two brass fasteners at the top. The cover is made of light brown paper that has a cloth backing and includes handwritten text for the title. Printed text beneath the title shows the name, "J. Lawson Miller, Successor to Falkinburg & Miller, Architect." The cover interior and outside back cover have printed advertisements for many contractors, tradesmen, and building materials suppliers. The booklet contains 88 pages of typewritten text that give brief descriptions of all of the materials and construction requirements for the project. An index is shown on the first page.

John C. Garvey was the proprietor of the Michigan Central Stock Yards Hotel which was located at the corner of Dix Avenue and Waterman Street in southwest Detroit.
Date 1911
People Miller, J. Lawson
Garvey, John C.
Extent of Description 9.25" x 14"
Collection Miller, J. Lawson
Search Terms Hotels
Michigan Central Stock Yards Hotel
Dix Avenue
Waterman Street
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