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    • Detroit - "Washington Boulevard from Grand Circus Park, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1928-1930 showing a view down Washington Boulevard from Grand Circus Park in Detroit, Michigan. The building in the foreground on the left is the David Whitney Building, built in 1915 and designed by Daniel Burnham. On the...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Washington Boulevard (Detroit, Mich.); David Whitney Building (Detroit, Mich.); Statler Hotel (Detroit, Mich.); Book-Cadillac Hotel (Detroit, Mich.); Burnham, Daniel Hudson, 1846-1912; Kamper, Louis,...
    • Detroit - "Cadillac Square, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1918-1920 showing the view west down Cadillac Square from the Wayne County Building in Detroit, Michigan. On the left is the Ford Building (1909 - Daniel Burnham). The tall building at the end of Cadillac Square on the...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Cadillac Square (Detroit, Mich.); Ford Building (Detroit, Mich.); Pontchartrain Hotel (Detroit, Mich.); Detroit City Hall (Detroit, Mich.); Michigan Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (Detroit, Mich.); Cadillac...
    • Detroit - "Book Cadillac Hotel"

    • Color postcard from circa 1926-1929 of the Book-Cadillac Hotel building in Detroit, Michigan. The hotel was built in 1924 and designed by Louis Kamper. This postcard is from the souvenir fold-out pack "Detroit's Largest Industries and Hotels."
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Book-Cadillac Hotel (Detroit, Mich.); Kamper, Louis, 1861-1953; buildings; hotels; postcards
    • Detroit - Washington Boulevard, looking north from Michigan Avenue, approximately 1956

    • Black and white photograph from approximately 1956 of Washington Boulevard, looking north from Michigan Avenue in Detroit, Michigan. The Book Building and Tower is on the left, built in 1926 by Louis Kamper. On the right is the Washington Boulevard...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Washington Boulevard (Detroit, Mich.); Michigan Avenue (Detroit, Mich.); General Alexander Macomb Monument (Detroit, Mich.); Book Building (Detroit, Mich.); Industrial Bank Building (Detroit, Mich.);...
    • Detroit - Woodward Avenue looking south

    • Black and white photograph from approximately 1936 showing Woodward Avenue looking south from Winder Street in Detroit, Michigan. From 1934-1936 Woodward Avenue was widened, forcing the churches on this stretch to be moved and/or altered. The...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Woodward Avenue; Fox Theater (Detroit, Mich.); David Broderick Tower (Detroit, Mich.); David Whitney Building (Detroit, Mich.); Hotel Wolverine (Detroit, Mich.); Woodward Avenue Baptist Church (Detroit,...
    • Detroit - Skyline from Detroit River

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1950-1960 of the Detroit, Michigan skyline and the Detroit River. Several ferries and larger passenger ships are docked at the Detroit riverfront. These passenger ships shuttled people to vacation spots like...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); Book Building (Detroit, Mich.); Book-Cadillac Hotel (Detroit, Mich.); David Stott Building (Detroit, Mich.); Greater Penobscot Building (Detroit, Mich.); Penobscot Building...
    • Detroit - Woodward Avenue looking south from Winder Street

    • Black and white photograph 1960 showing Woodward Avenue, looking south from Winder Street in Detroit, Michigan. On the left is St. John's Episcopal Church, dedicated in 1861, with both the David Broderick Tower (1928 - Louis Kamper) and Central...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); St. John's Episcopal Church (Detroit, Mich.); Fox Theater (Detroit, Mich.); David Broderick Tower (Detroit, Mich.); Kamper, Louis, 1861-1953; Central United Methodist Church (Detroit, Mich.); Smith, Hinchman...
    • Detroit - Skyline looking from the southwest

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1963-1973 showing a skyline view of Detroit, Michigan, from the southwest. Building in this image include, from left to right, Book Building and Tower (1926 - Louis Kamper), J. L. Hudson's department store...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); Ford Building (Detroit, Mich.); One Woodward Avenue; J. L Hudson Company (Detroit, Mich.); J. L. Hudson Building (Detroit, Mich.); Book Building (Detroit, Mich.); David Stott...
    • Detroit - "Monroe Avenue, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from 1919 showing Monroe Avenue at Cadillac Square in Detroit, Michigan. The skyscraper in the image is the Cadillac Square Building, built in 1919 and designed by Louis Kamper. It was demolished and replaced by a parking lot in...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Cadillac Square Building (Detroit, Mich.); Michigan Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (Detroit, Mich.); Wayne County Building (Detroit, Mich.); Monroe Street (Detroit, Mich.); Cadillac Square (Detroit, Mich.);...
    • Detroit - Campus Martius and Cadillac Square Building

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1918-1920 of Campus Martius, Monroe Street and Cadillac Square, viewed from the Detroit City Hall in Detroit, Michigan. In the center of the frame is the Cadillac Square Building, built in 1918 and designed by...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Campus Martius (Detroit, Mich.); Woodward Avenue; Monroe Street (Detroit, Mich.); Cadillac Square (Detroit, Mich.); Cadillac Square Building (Detroit, Mich.); Wayne County Building (Detroit, Mich.); Merrill...
    • Detroit - Campus Martius and Cadillac Square, approx. 1949

    • Black and white photograph from approximately 1949 of Campus Martius, looking down Cadillac Sqaure towards the Wayne County Building. On the left stand Cadillac Tower (1927) and the Cadillac Square Building (1918 - Louis Kamper), and on the right...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Campus Martius (Detroit, Mich.); Cadillac Square (Detroit, Mich.); Wayne County Building (Detroit, Mich.); Michigan Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (Detroit, Mich.); Cadillac Tower (Detroit, Mich.); First...
    • Detroit - Aerial view of Detroit, circa 1925-1927

    • Black and white aerial photograph from circa 1925-1927 of downtown Detroit, Michigan. Included in this image is the newly completed Buhl Building (1925 - Wirt C. Rowland for Smith, Hinchman & Grylls), and noticably missing are the Penobscot tower...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); Book-Cadillac Hotel (Detroit, Mich.); Buhl Building (Detroit, Mich.); First National Building (Detroit, Mich.); Old Federal Building and U.S. Post Office (Detroit, Mich.);...
    • Detroit - "Gratiot Avenue Canyon. Looking West from Farmer Street Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1924-1929 showing Gratiot Avenue looking west from Farmer Street in Detroit, Michigan. On the left is the Kern's Department Store (the 1900-1929 building on Gratiot and Woodward Avenues). The tall building in the center...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Gratiot Avenue (Detroit, Mich.); Ernst Kern Dry Good Company (Detroit, Mich.); Book-Cadillac Hotel (Detroit, Mich.); Kamper, Louis, 1861-1953; buildings; department stores; hotels; streetcars; cityscapes;...
    • Detroit - Washington Boulevard looking south from Clifford Street

    • Black and white photograph from 1956 showing the east side of Washington Boulevard, looking south from Clifford Street in Detroit, Michigan. The skyscraper is the Industrial Bank Building (1922 - Louis Kamper). Further down Washington Boulevard are...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Washington Boulevard (Detroit, Mich.); Industrial Bank Building (Detroit, Mich.); Book-Cadillac Hotel (Detroit, Mich.); Chancery Building (Detroit, Mich.); St. Aloysius Church (Detroit, Mich.); Washington...
    • Detroit - Skyline looking northwest from south of Wayne County Building

    • Black and white photograph showing the view northeast from just south of the Wayne County Building (formerly Wayne County Courthouse, built 1902 and shown on the right of the image) in Detroit, Michigan. Visible are the Cadillac Tower (originally...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Wayne County Building (Detroit, Mich.); Cadillac Tower (Detroit, Mich.); Cadillac Square Building (Detroit, Mich.); Water Board Building (Detroit, Mich.); J. L Hudson Company (Detroit, Mich.); J. L. Hudson...
    • Detroit - Hudson's Department Store on Woodward Avenue

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1965-1975 of Woodward Avenue, looking north from about Campus Martius, in Detroit, Michigan. The large J. L. Hudson's department store is on the right, with the Broderick Tower in the background.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Woodward Avenue; J. L Hudson Company (Detroit, Mich.); J. L. Hudson Building (Detroit, Mich.); department stores; street scenes; stores; people; automobiles; buses; Smith, Hinchman and Grylls; David Broderick...
    • Detroit - Skyline with One Woodward Avenue being built

    • Black and white photograph from 1961 showing the Detroit, Michigan skyline and Detroit River. One Woodward Avenue (originally the Michigan Consolidated Gas Building), designed by Minoru Yamasaki, is in the process of being built in this image; it...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); Cobo Arena (Detroit, Mich.); Cobo Center (Detroit, Mich.); Book-Cadillac Hotel (Detroit, Mich.); Greater Penobscot Building (Detroit, Mich.); Buhl Building (Detroit, Mich.);...
    • Detroit - Crow's Nest at Griswold Street and Michigan Avenue

    • Black and white copy print of a photograph from approximately 1920 showing the traffic signaler's "crow's nest" at the intersection of Griswold Street and Michigan Avenue in Detroit, Michigan. On the right is the corner of the Detroit City Hall...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Griswold Street (Detroit, Mich.); Michigan Avenue (Detroit, Mich.); U.S. Route 12 (Mich.); Majestic Building (Detroit, Mich.); Detroit City Hall (Detroit, Mich.); Michigan Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument...
    • Detroit - "Skyline from Grand Circus Park, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1928-1935 of a skyline view from Grand Circus Park, looking southwest in Detroit, Michigan. On the left is the Madison Theater, built in 1917 by C. Howard Crane (who designed several theaters in Detroit). The tower next to...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Grand Circus Park (Detroit, Mich.); Madison Theatre (Detroit, Mich.); David Broderick Tower (Detroit, Mich.); David Whitney Building (Detroit, Mich.); Book Building (Detroit, Mich.); Burnham, Daniel Hudson,...

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