Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Detroit in Wayne County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Women's City Club of Detroit

 
 
Women's City Club of Detroit Marker image. Click for full size.
By J.T. Lambrou, May 3, 2021
1. Women's City Club of Detroit Marker
Inscription.  William B. Stratton designed this building for the Women’s City Club of Detroit--founded in 1919 “to promote a broad acquaintance among women” and to further civic and cultural activities. The club, which grew to be one of the largest women’s clubs in the world with a membership of over 8,000 in the 1950s, occupied this building from 1924 to 1975. Mary Chase Perry Stratton’s Pewabic tile is featured throughout.
 
Erected 1980 by Michigan History Division, Department of State. (Marker Number L0647.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureFraternal or Sororal Organizations. In addition, it is included in the Michigan Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1919.
 
Location. 42° 20.23′ N, 83° 3.187′ W. Marker is in Detroit, Michigan, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of Park Avenue and West Elizabeth Street, on the right when traveling north on Park Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2110 Park Ave, Detroit MI 48201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker.
Women's City Club of Detroit Marker image. Click for full size.
By J.T. Lambrou, May 3, 2021
2. Women's City Club of Detroit Marker
Click or scan to see
this page online
Central United Methodist Church (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. John's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Birthplace of Ford Automobile (approx. 0.2 miles away); Edwin Denby Enlistment (approx. 0.2 miles away); David Whitney Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Grand Army of the Republic Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Theater District (approx. 0.2 miles away); Vernor's Ginger Ale (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Detroit.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 31, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 31, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

Share This Page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=174293

Paid Advertisement
Jun. 15, 2021