La-Z-Boy, Monroe, MI
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WrightStuff
N 41° 56.377 W 083° 24.342
17T E 300571 N 4645871
Quick Description: La-Z-Boy World Headquarters is located on Telegraph Road in Monroe, Michigan.
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 6/16/2007 6:54:55 PM
Waymark Code: WM1PGV
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman
Views: 229

Long Description:
A small factory built on this site in 1927 was the beginning of the La-Z-Boy Chair Company. Two cousins, Edward M. Knabusch and Edwin Shoemaker, patented the idea of a reclining chair in 1929. Floral City Furniture Co. was the original enterprise which led to the formation of the La-Z-Boy Chair Company on April 29, 1941.

During World War II, La-Z-Boy leased its factory for production of tank seats and other war equipment. Chair production resumed in 1946. Reclina-Rocker was introdued in 1960, making expansion necessay. In 1963, La-Z-Boy purchased the Weis facilty in Monroe while expanding to other U.S. locations. The Floral City Furniture store closed in 1974, to make space for the World Headquarters.
--Text from Monroe County Historical Marker--

Today, La-Z-Boy is one of the world's largest producers of residential furniture with facilites in nine U.S states and Canada.
Address:
1284 North Telegraph
Monroe, MI United States
48162


Stock Ticker Symbol: LZB

Stock Market: New York Stock Exchange

Visit Instructions:
There are no specific visit requirements, however telling about your visit is strongly encouraged. Additional photos of the building to add to the gallery are also nice, but not required. Pictures with a GPS or you in them is highly discouraged.
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