Formerly the intersection of Adams Avenue and St. Antoine Street, this site was once part of Paradise Valley, Detroit’s African American business and entertainment district. From the 1930s into the 1950s Paradise Valley bustled around the clock. Nightspots like 606 Horseshoe Lounge, Club Plantation, and Club 666 featured entertainers such as Duke Ellington, Dinah Washington,
Erected 2003 by Michigan Historical Commission - Michigan Historical Center. (Marker Number S0680.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Entertainment. In addition, it is included in the Michigan Historical Commission series list.
Location. 42° 20.387′ N, 83° 2.616′ W. Marker is in Detroit, Michigan, in Wayne County. Marker is on St Antoine, 0.1 miles north of Beacon Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is just south of the Ford Field Parking Deck. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1902 St Antoine, Detroit MI 48226, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Matthew's Episcopal Church (a few steps from this marker); Music Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tyrus Raymond Cobb 1886-1961 (approx. ¼ mile away); Germantown / The Harmonie Club (approx. The Harmonie Club (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Mary's School (approx. 0.3 miles away); Trinity Lutheran Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mies van der Rohe Townhouses (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Detroit.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 3, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. This page has been viewed 185 times since then and 76 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 3, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.