Grimm Jewelry Store

Summary

Englebert Grimm sold and repaired watches, clocks and jewelry in this building. The business was located on Michigan Avenue in Detroit, from 1886 until 1931. Shops like Grimm's prospered in cities, selling mass-produced goods of the newly industrializing society. Grimm and his family lived above the store in comfortable but relatively modest quarters.

Englebert Grimm sold and repaired watches, clocks and jewelry in this building. The business was located on Michigan Avenue in Detroit, from 1886 until 1931. Shops like Grimm's prospered in cities, selling mass-produced goods of the newly industrializing society. Grimm and his family lived above the store in comfortable but relatively modest quarters.

Artifact

Store

Date Made

1885

Creators

Dederichs, Peter, 1856-1924 

Grimm, Engelbert, 1851-1931 

Place of Creation

United States, Michigan, Detroit 

Creator Notes

Designed by architect Peter Dederichs for owner Engelbert Grimm in Detroit, Michigan.

Greenfield Village
 On Exhibit

at Greenfield Village in Main Street District

Object ID

43.155.2

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Brick (Clay product)
Wood (Plant material)
Pine (Wood)
Copper (Metal)
Glass (Material)
Cast iron
Plaster
Stone (Worked rock)

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