Henry the Hatter is one of the most beloved establishments in all of Metro Detroit. The clientele of the oldest hat shop in the United States, owned by Paul Wasserman, is a who’s who of musicians, politicians, and even a president. For this special episode of the Daily Detroit Happy Hour Podcast, Sven Gustafson stopped [...]
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A few weeks ago, news went out that rocked Detroit's small business community. Henry the Hatter, which claims to be the country's oldest hat shop, will close the doors of its downtown location after 124 years of business. But since the announcement, Henry the Hatter doesn't look like a struggling store. In fact, customers are [...]
Written by Charles E. Ramirez and Leonard N. Fleming, for the Detroit News Detroit — Hold on to your hat. Detroit’s iconic Henry the Hatter is closing its historic downtown store. But a quasipublic Detroit agency confirmed Friday that it is talking to store owner Paul Wasserman about ways to keep the store in the [...]
DETROIT (WXYZ) - Amidst the new in downtown Detroit, sits an institution—Henry the Hatter. The oldest hat shop in the nation (1893), the store sits on Broadway, which has seen rent increase with new businesses coming in. Sources tell Action News, owner Paul Wasserman could soon find himself priced out, meaning the historic site would [...]