the house at 129 South Granger in Saginaw’s historic Heritage Square Neighborhood was built by Clarence H. Brand Vice president of Brand and Hardin Milling Co. flour mill in Saginaw. a group of women from the Saginaw branch of the American Association of University Women came together in 1932 to read plays. The earliest productions took place in Mrs. C.H. Brand’s third-floor ballroom The following year, with the theater group numbering more than 200 it established itself as Pit and Balcony and it moved to Mrs. George Grant Jr.’s carriage house, known as the barn, for its performances. The eventually built the theater on Hamilton Street which is where they still preform.
Currently the house is owned by Saginaw Native and CBS executive David Strause, other notible owners of the beautiful home are. William Doerfner general manager of General Motors’ Saginaw Malleable Iron Division plant, City Councilwoman Roma Thurin and Dick Garber.
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