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    • Detroit - "Soldiers' Monument, City Hall and Dime Bank Building, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from 1913 showing the view west from Campus Martius in Detroit, Michigan. On the left in the background is the Ford Building (1909 - Daniel Burnham), and next to that, can be seen the Penobscot block, with only the original Penobscot...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Fort Street (Detroit, Mich.); Woodward Avenue; Hammond Building (Detroit, Mich.); Detroit City Hall (Detroit, Mich.); Dime Building (Detroit, Mich.); Ford Building (Detroit, Mich.); Penobscot Building...
    • Detroit - "Skyscrapers, Grand Circus Park, Detroit"

    • Color postcard from circa 1915-1920 showing the view of skyscrapers surrounding Grand Circus Park in Detroit, Michigan. From left to right in the image: Kales Building (1914 - Albert Kahn), David Whitney Building (1915 - Daniel Burnham), Hotel...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Grand Circus Park (Detroit, Mich.); David Whitney Building (Detroit, Mich.); Statler Hotel (Detroit, Mich.); Hotel Tuller (Detroit, Mich.); Kales Building (Detroit, Mich.); Kahn, Albert, 1869-1942; Post,...
    • Detroit - "The Waterfront, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1905-1907 showing the view of Detroit, Michigan from Windsor, Ontario across the Detroit River. The ferries shuttling people between Detroit and Windsor are in the foreground. On the very far right can be seen the Wayne...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); Wayne County Building (Detroit, Mich.); ferries; rivers; cityscapes; boats; steamboats;
    • Detroit - "Washington Boulevard, North from Michigan Ave., Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1917-1923 of Washington Boulevard, looking north from Michigan Avenue in Detroit, Michigan. On the left is the Book Building (1917), prior to the tower being added in 1926. In the background on the left is the Statler...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Washington Boulevard (Detroit, Mich.); Book Building (Detroit, Mich.); General Alexander Macomb Monument (Detroit, Mich.); Statler Hotel (Detroit, Mich.); Book-Cadillac Hotel (Detroit, Mich.); David Whitney...
    • Detroit - "Woodward Ave., showing Public Library and Art Institute, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from approximately 1931 showing the new Detroit Institute of Arts on the right and the Detroit Public Library on the left on Woodward Avenue, looking north in Detroit, Michigan. The Wardell Hotel (built 1926) can be seen further...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Woodward Avenue; Detroit Institute of Arts; Detroit Public Library; The Wardell Hotel (Detroit, Mich.); libraries; museums; cityscapes; postcards
    • Detroit - "Detroit, Mich., Cadillac Square"

    • Color postcard from approximately 1906 showing the view west down Cadillac Square from the Wayne County Building in Detroit, Michigan. At the end of the square is Campus Martius and the old Detroit City Hall (built 1871, demolished 1961). To the...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Cadillac Square (Detroit, Mich.); Detroit City Hall (Detroit, Mich.); Majestic Building (Detroit, Mich.); Burnham, Daniel Hudson, 1846-1912; buildings; city halls; carriages and coaches; stores; street scenes;...
    • Detroit - "City Hall, Dime Bank and Majestic Bldgs., Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1915-1924 of the view from Campus Martius, looking west in Detroit, Michigan. In the forefront is the 1871 City Hall, with the Dime Building (1912) behind it and the Majestic Building (1896) to the right. Both the Dime and...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Campus Martius (Detroit, Mich.); Dime Building (Detroit, Mich.); Detroit City Hall (Detroit, Mich.); Majestic Building (Detroit, Mich.); Burnham, Daniel Hudson, 1846-1912; Woodward Avenue; Fort Street...
    • 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 - "City Hall, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from approximately 1909 showing the view from Campus Martius looking west in Detroit, Michigan. In the foreground is the Michigan Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, erected in 1872. On the other side of Woodward is the old Detroit City...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Woodward Avenue; Fort Street (Detroit, Mich.); Campus Martius (Detroit, Mich.); Detroit City Hall (Detroit, Mich.); Michigan Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (Detroit, Mich.); Hammond Building (Detroit, Mich.);...
    • Detroit - "Central Avenue, Belle Isle Park, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from 1904 showing scenic Central Avenue on Belle Isle in Detroit, Michigan. Belle Isle is an island park in the Detroit River, home to an aquarium, conservatory, museums, golf course and park areas.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Belle Isle (Detroit, Mich.); Central Avenue (Detroit, Mich.); parks; street scenes; postcards
    • Detroit - "Power House, Water Works Park, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1907-1915 of the power house at Water Works Park in Detroit, Michigan. The park was created for both utilitarian and recreational purposes. The primary purpose of the area was a water pumping system to provide water to the...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Water Works Park (Detroit, Mich.); buildings; parks; postcards
    • Detroit - "Floral Clock, Water Works Park, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1907-1910 of the floral clock in Water Works Park in Detroit, Michigan. The clock was created by the park's first superintendent of grounds, Elbridge A. "Scrib" Scribner. The park was created for both utilitarian and...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Water Works Park (Detroit, Mich.); parks; water clocks; clocks; recreation; people; postcards
    • Detroit - "Band Concert, Belle Isle, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1910-1920 showing crowds gathered along the banks of the Grand Canal and in boats on the canal on Belle Isle in Detroit, Michigan. The image is taken from the bandstand bridge, which is why there is no band in the frame....
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Belle Isle (Detroit, Mich.); islands; rivers; concerts; crowds; boats; bridges; recreation; postcards; sports & recreation facilities
    • Detroit - "Casino, Belle Isle, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1910-1920 showing the Belle Isle Casino, on Belle Isle in Detroit, Michigan. Right on the lagoon, the original Belle Isle Casino was built in 1884, designed by Donaldson and Meier. In 1908, it was replaced by the structure...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Belle Isle (Detroit, Mich.); lakes; recreation; boats; casinos; buildings; parks; islands; postcards; sports & recreation facilities
    • Detroit - "Central High School, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1908-1909 showing the back side of the Central High School building on Cass and Warren Avenues in Detroit, Michigan. Construction began in 1894, and the first classes were held in 1896. Designed by the architecture firm...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Central High School (Detroit, Mich.); Old Main, Wayne State University (Detroit, Mich.); Wayne State University (Detroit, Mich.); schools; buildings; Malcomson and Higginbotham, architects; postcards
    • Detroit - "Upper End, Belle Isle, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1907-1910 showing women and children wading in the Detroit River along the shores of Belle Isle in Detroit, Michigan.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Belle Isle (Detroit, Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); women; children; swimming; wading; recreation; parks; islands; postcards
    • Detroit - "Museum of Art, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1907-1911 of the original Detroit Institute of Arts (then Museum of Art) buiding in Detroit, Michigan. The building opened to the public in 1888, and was designed by James Balfour of Ontario, winner of a design competition.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit Institute of Arts; buildings; museums; postcards

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