Catering to the dance craze spawned during Prohibition, the Ritz Dine and Dance opened at 209 State Street in 1930. Featuring "Music and dancing at all hours," one could dance nearby at the Hut, the Den, Drake's Sandwich Shop, and Granger's Dancing Academy.
Frame location: East side of South State Street, near the curb, facing west down East Liberty Street.
Collection info: Michigan Alumnus 9/13/30, p741
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Ritz Dine and Dance
Drake's Sandwich Shop
Granger's Dancing Academy
Signs & Signage
Downtown Ann Arbor Historical Street Exhibit Program
Site 12: Town and Gown: Entertainment and Changing Culture
209 State Street