4301 Plainfield Ave. N.E. Grand Rapids – Was in front of North Kent Mall (Cotton Club Casino) Also was a Teen Night Club. Owners: Tony and Deloris Lomonaco. The bowling alley had 8 lanes. Cotton Ball Casino that hosted many activities, that was added on to the left side (south) about 1940. North Kent Mall bought the land approx 1970 and opened 1971.
The Plantation Opening Day 1933
The Plantation Grand Opening Ad – Grand Rapids Herald 9-24-1933
Footsteps at the Plantation
Plantation Ad – Yellow Jackets
Cotton Club Casino which was the Plantation Ballroom, located on Plainfield N.E. Mary Lou Steed Marsh on the left.
Plantation Ball Room Ad – The Ray Murphy Band
Plantation Aerial Photo
Plantation Ad Poster
Plantation Photo from 8-5-45
Plantation Photo from 10-7-45
Thurston C. Haskin is the first in line next to the band leader. He played the trumpet and the sax and sang. 1930 c. at the Plantation Cotton Ball Casino.