Charles N. Agree

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Birthday
18, 1897
Birthplace
Connecticut
Death Date
Mar 10, 1982 (84)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
18, 1897
Birthplace
Connecticut
Death Date
Mar 10, 1982 (84)

About

Designer of many hotels, malls, and theatres in Detroit, Michigan. He often collaborated with architectural sculptor Corrado Parducci.

Before Fame

He moved to Detroit when he was 12 years old. He was educated at the Detroit Y.M.C.A. Technical School, opening his own firm in 1917.

Trivia

His work included the Whittier Hotel near the bank of the Detroit River, the Vanity Ballroom, and the Grande Ballroom, best known because of its association with rock ban MC5.

Family Life

He married and had two children; he did not design any of his own houses.

Associated With

He designed the Duke Theatre in Oak Park, Michigan, named after Duke Ellington.