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404 East Ferry Avenue (House), Detroit, Wayne County, MI

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404 East Ferry Avenue (House), Detroit, Wayne County, MI

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Significance: In the 1930s Dr. Robert Greenidge, Detroit's first black radiologist, converted the house at 404 East Ferry Avenue into a sanitarium to treat blacks in the city. Greenidge was also a founder of Dunbar Hospital, Detroit's first black hospital. The house is also a contributing element to the East Ferry Avenue Historic District (HABS No. MI-311), a turn-of-the-century, upper class, residential neighborhood.
Survey number: HABS MI-312

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1933 - 1970
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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
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Detroit (Mich.)42.36267, -83.06217
Google Map of 42.362673, -83.062169
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