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    • Detroit - "Skyline of Detroit, Michigan, at Night"

    • Color postcard from 1938 depicting the skyline of Detroit, Michigan from the Canadian shore across the Detroit River. The two tallest buildings in the skyline are the Greater Penobscot Building, built in 1928, and the Guardian Building, built in...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); Greater Penobscot Building (Detroit, Mich.); Guardian Building (Detroit, Mich.); Rowland, Wirt C. (Wirt Clinton), 1878-1946; Smith, Hinchman and Grylls; cityscapes; skyscrapers;...
    • 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 - Detroit skyscrapers from outside Cobo Arena

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1965-1975 of Detroit, Michigan skyscrapers. The photograph was taken from just south of Jefferson Avenue, and west of Griswold Street. Included in the photograph are (left to right): Buhl Building (1925 - Wirt...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Guardian Building (Detroit, Mich.); Buhl Building (Detroit, Mich.); One Woodward Avenue; skyscrapers; office buildings; buildings; cityscapes; Smith, Hinchman and Grylls; Rowland, Wirt C. (Wirt Clinton),...
    • Detroit - "David Stott Building, Griswold Ave., Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1930-1935 showing a view of Griswold Street, looking south from Capitol Park in Detroit, Michigan. The skyscraper in the foreground is the David Stott Building, built in 1929 by the architecture firm Donaldson and Meier,...
    • David Stott Building (Detroit, Mich.); Donaldson and Meier; Greater Penobscot Building (Detroit, Mich.); Smith, Hinchman and Grylls; Griswold Street (Detroit, Mich.); Dime Building (Detroit, Mich.); Guardian Building (Detroit, Mich.); Capitol Park...
    • 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 - "Penobscot Building, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from 1932 showing the Penobscot Building and neighboring buildings on Griswold Street in Detroit, Michigan. The Greater Penobscot Building (the tower) was built in 1928, designed by Wirt C. Rowland for Smith, Hinchman and Grylls. It...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Greater Penobscot Building (Detroit, Mich.); Penobscot Block (Detroit, Mich.); Dime Building (Detroit, Mich.); Ford Building (Detroit, Mich.); Griswold Street (Detroit, Mich.); Smith, Hinchman and Grylls;...
    • 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 - Skyline from Detroit River, Cobo Arena to Woodward Avenue, 1974

    • Black and white photograph from 1974 of the Detroit River and Detroit, Michigan skyline, from Cobo Arena east to about Woodward Avenue. Prominent buildings in this image include: Cobo Arena (1960), the Greater Penobscot Building (1928 - Wirt C....
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); Cobo Arena (Detroit, Mich.); Greater Penobscot Building (Detroit, Mich.); Buhl Building (Detroit, Mich.); Guardian Building (Detroit, Mich.); One Woodward Avenue; UAW-Ford...
    • Detroit - Jefferson Avenue and financial district skyline

    • Black and white photograph from 1962 of the Detroit, Michigan financial district skyline from Cobo Hall. Skyscrapers in this image include (left to right): Greater Penobscot Building (1928), Penobscot Building Annex (1916), Buhl Building (1925),...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Jefferson Avenue (Detroit, Mich.); Greater Penobscot Building (Detroit, Mich.); Penobscot Building Annex (Detroit, Mich.); Buhl Building (Detroit, Mich.); Guardian Building (Detroit, Mich.); One Woodward...
    • Detroit - Renaissance Center along riverfront

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1975-1977 showing the nearly completed (first phase) Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan and a cargo ship on the Detroit River. On the left can be seen the Guardian Building (1929) and One Woodward Avenue...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); Renaissance Center (Detroit, Mich.); Guardian Building (Detroit, Mich.); One Woodward Avenue; Coleman A. Young Municipal Center (Detroit, Mich.); ships; cargo ships; rivers;...
    • Detroit - Riverfront, Griswold to Randolph Streets

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1955-1960 of the Detroit, Michigan riverfront and skyline, showing the area between Griswold and Randolph Streets. From left to right can be seen the Guardian Building, Hudson's Department Store, the First...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); Wayne County Building (Detroit, Mich.); Ford Auditorium (Detroit, Mich.); First National Building (Detroit, Mich.); Guardian Building (Detroit, Mich.); J. L Hudson Company...
    • 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 - Detroit Skyline and boating on the river

    • Black and white photograph of the Detroit, Michigan skyline in circa 1977-1987, showing the Renaissance Center towers (first five towers completed 1977), Ford Auditorium (1955), Coleman A. Young Municiple Center (1955 - Harley, Ellington & Day),...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); Renaissance Center (Detroit, Mich.); One Woodward Avenue; Guardian Building (Detroit, Mich.); Ford Auditorium (Detroit, Mich.); Coleman A. Young Municipal Center (Detroit,...
    • Detroit - "Campus Martius, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from approximately 1958 depicting the Campus Martius looking southwest in downtown Detroit, Michigan. The buildings shown in this image are, from far left to far right: First National Building (Albert Kahn, 1922), Guardian Building...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Campus Martius (Detroit, Mich.); Michigan Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (Detroit, Mich.); Detroit City Hall (Detroit, Mich.); Hammond Building (Detroit, Mich.); ; Guardian Building (Detroit, Mich.); Buhl...
    • Detroit - Skyline looking north from Detroit River at Beaubien Street

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1951-1960 of the Detroit, Michigan skyline from the Detroit riverfront at about Beaubien Street, looking northwest. Prominent buildings in this view include the iconic Guardian Tower (1929 - Wirt C. Rowland for...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Guardian Building (Detroit, Mich.); Coleman A. Young Municipal Center (Detroit, Mich.); Cadillac Tower (Detroit, Mich.); Buhl Building (Detroit, Mich.); buildings; cityscapes; skyscrapers; city halls; office...
    • Detroit - Eastern portion of financial district skyline

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1950-1960 of the Detroit, Michigan skyline and Detroit River, viewing the eastern portion of the financial district. Buildings in this image include: Greater Penobscot Building (1928 - Wirt C. Rowland for...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Greater Penobscot Building (Detroit, Mich.); Buhl Building (Detroit, Mich.); Guardian Building (Detroit, Mich.); J. L Hudson Company (Detroit, Mich.); J. L. Hudson Building (Detroit, Mich.); UAW-Ford National...
    • Detroit - Detroit Skyline

    • Black and white undated photograph of the Detroit, Michigan skyline and Detroit River. This photograph was probably taken circa 1965-1975. Buildings in this image include: Cobo Arena (1960), Book-Cadillac Hotel (1924 - Louis Kamper), Greater...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); Cobo Arena (Detroit, Mich.); Buhl Building (Detroit, Mich.); Greater Penobscot Building (Detroit, Mich.); One Woodward Avenue; Guardian Building (Detroit, Mich.); Book-Cadillac...
    • Detroit - Cobo Arena and Detroit Skyline

    • Black and white photograph of the Detroit, Michigan Financial District and riverfront. The image is reversed. Buildings include (left to right): One Woodward Avenue (originally Michigan Consolodated Gas Company Building; 1963 - Minoru Yamasaki),...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); Cobo Arena (Detroit, Mich.); Cobo Center (Detroit, Mich.); Greater Penobscot Building (Detroit, Mich.); Buhl Building (Detroit, Mich.); Guardian Building (Detroit, Mich.); One...
    • Detroit - Detroit River and Skyline

    • Black and white photograph from 1938 of the Detroit, Michigan skyline and Detroit River. Buildings visible include the Greater Penobscot Building, the Guardian Building, the Buhl Building, the Book-Cadillac Hotel, the Ford Building and the Wayne...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); Guardian Building (Detroit, Mich.); Greater Penobscot Building (Detroit, Mich.); Buhl Building (Detroit, Mich.); Penobscot Block (Detroit, Mich.); Book-Cadillac Hotel (Detroit,...
    • Detroit - Man viewing Detroit River and Skyline

    • Black and white photograph from 1938 of a man standing on a ferry, viewing the Detroit River and Detroit, Michigan skyline. Buildings visible include the Greater Penobscot Building, the Guardian Building, the Buhl Building, the Book-Cadillac Hotel,...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); Book-Cadillac Hotel (Detroit, Mich.); Greater Penobscot Building (Detroit, Mich.); Guardian Building (Detroit, Mich.); Buhl Building (Detroit, Mich.); Ford Building (Detroit,...

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