|Looking like a yellow-and-blue ocean liner docked in the|
middle of Michigan's capitol city, Knapps was housed
in one of the state's finest examples of art-deco design.
|The store's striking exterior design was|
often portrayed in advertising.
|Knapp's interior as seen from the store's|
|In 1961, Knapps extended to Capitol Avenue by taking|
over an exiting Pontiac dealership; the one-story
addition housed appliance, toy, and sporting
|"Central Michigan's Store of Stores!"|
J.W. Knapp Company
300 South Washington Avenue
Coming in due course.