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    • Detroit - Department of Public Works street cleaners on Cass Avenue

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1901-1910 of Detroit Department of Public Works street cleaners and their wagons standing on Cass Avenue in Detroit, Michigan.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit Dept. of Public Works; Cass Avenue (Detroit, Mich.); restaurants; street cleaners; children; men; people; carriages and coaches; bars; street scenes; sanitation workers;
    • Detroit - The future site of Hudson's Department Store

    • Black and white copy print of a 1914 photograph of stores on Woodward Avenue preparing to move in anticipation of the block being demolished to be replaced with the J. L. Hudson's Department Store Building.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Woodward Avenue; J. L. Hudson Building (Detroit, Mich.); storefronts; stores; street scenes; streetcars; automobiles; bookstores; clothing stores; music stores; people;
    • Detroit - Edison Illuminating Company high line crew

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1890-1900 of an Edison Illuminating Company high line crew on Brush Street in Detroit, Michigan. The company would eventually become Detroit Edison.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Brush Street (Detroit, Mich.); Detroit Edison Company; carriages and coaches; men; people; electric industry workers; electric utilities; dwellings
    • Detroit - Lafayette Street at Michigan Avenue

    • Black and white photograph from 1930 showing the building at the corner of Michigan Avenue and Lafayette Street (on the Lafayette Street side) in Detroit, Michigan. The building contained the Dr. King Dentist offices (which claimed to provide "no...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Lafayette Street (Detroit, Mich.); dental offices; tobacco stores; clothing stores; stores; medical offices; automobiles; office buildings; people; street scenes
    • Detroit - Sanders Pavilion of Sweets

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1891-1900 of the intersection of Woodward Avenue and State Street in Detroit, Michigan. The corner store, with the interesting cupola, is Sanders Confectionary, opened in 1875 at this location (although...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Woodward Avenue; State Street (Detroit, Mich.); Eagle Block (Detroit, Mich.); Fisher Block (Detroit, Mich.); Sanders Confectionary; street scenes; stores; confectionaries; drugstores; tobacco stores;...
    • Detroit - Men erecting pole for electrical lines

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1895-1905 showing Detroit Edison workers (or perhaps the earlier Edison Illuminating Company workers) erecting a pole for electrical lines in Detroit, Michigan.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit Edison Company; electric industry workers; electric utilities; men; people; street scenes
    • Detroit - Back side of Detroit City Hall

    • Black and white copy print of the intersection of Griswold Street and Michigan Avenue, looking at the Detroit City Hall circa 1922-1930. The First National Building (1922 - Albert Kahn) is in the background, with the corner of the Dime Building...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit City Hall (Detroit, Mich.); Michigan Avenue (Detroit, Mich.); Griswold Street (Detroit, Mich.); First National Building (Detroit, Mich.); Dime Building (Detroit, Mich.); Burnham, Daniel Hudson,...
    • Detroit - Aerial View of Detroit, 1930

    • Black and white copy print of a (negative) aerial photograph of Detroit, Michigan, taken July 12th, 1930. Note that as this is a negative and the image is reversed.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); Buhl Building (Detroit, Mich.); Greater Penobscot Building (Detroit, Mich.); Guardian Building (Detroit, Mich.); First National Building (Detroit, Mich.); Washington Boulevard...
    • Detroit - Michigan Avenue and Griswold Street

    • Black and white copy print of a circa 1890-1900 photograph of the northeast corner of Michigan Avenue and Griswold Stree in Detroit, Michigan. On the left is the corner of the Garrick Theatre, at the time named Whitney's Grand Opera House (as...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Michigan Avenue (Detroit, Mich.); U.S. Route 12 (Mich.); Griswold Street (Detroit, Mich.); Garrick Theatre (Detroit, Mich.); stores; storefronts; opera houses; theaters; tobacco stores; carriages and coaches;...
    • Detroit - Vernor's Drugstore on Woodward Avenue

    • Black and white copy print of an approximately 1881 photograph of Woodward Avenue, between Clifford and Grand River Avenue in Detroit, Michigan. The corner store belongs to James Vernor's Drugstore; James Vernor was the creator of Vernor's Ginger...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Woodward Avenue; stores; storefronts; drugstores; furniture stores; millinery; James Vernor Drugstore; carriages and coaches; street scenes; Vernor's (Firm)
    • Detroit - Campus Martius circa 1890-1900

    • Black and white copy print of a circa 1890-1900 photograph of Campus Martius in Detroit, Michigan. On the far side of the square is the old Detroit Opera House (built 1869), with the J. L. Hudson department store on the ground floor (before it had...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Campus Martius (Detroit, Mich.); Woodward Avenue; Fort Street (Detroit, Mich.); Michigan Avenue (Detroit, Mich.); Michigan Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (Detroit, Mich.); Old Detroit Opera House (Detroit,...
    • Detroit - Horse-drawn trolleys on Detroit street

    • Black and white copy print of a photograph from circa 1880-1890 showing a group of horse-drawn streetcars and other traffic on a road in Detroit, Michigan.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); horsecars; carriages and coaches; people; stores; street scenes; streetcars
    • Detroit - Michigan Avenue and Lafayette Street

    • Black and white photograph from 1930 showing the office building on the corner of Michigan Avenue and Lafayette Street in downtown Detroit, Michigan. The First State Bank Building (1925 - Albert Kahn) and the Dime Building (1912 - Daniel Burnham)...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Michigan Avenue (Detroit, Mich.); U.S. Route 12 (Mich.); Lafayette Street (Detroit, Mich.); First State Bank Building (Detroit, Mich.); Dime Building (Detroit, Mich.); Burnham, Daniel Hudson, 1846-1912; Kahn,...
    • Detroit - Children's play area in Fisher Building

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1928-1935 of children playing while adults watch in playground area of the Fisher Building (built 1928 by Albert Kahn).
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Fisher Building (Detroit, Mich.); Kahn, Albert, 1869-1942; children; people; women; playgrounds; sports & recreation facilities; interiors;
    • Detroit - Future site of Tiger Stadium, Corktown

    • Black and white copy print of a photograph from circa 1880-1890 showing the future location of Tiger Stadium (also known as Navin Field and Briggs Stadium) on the corner of Trumbull and Michigan Avenues in the Corktown district of Detroit, Michigan.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Corktown (Detroit, Mich.); Trumbull Avenue (Detroit, Mich.); Michigan Avenue (Detroit, Mich.); U.S. Route 12 (Mich.); Tiger Stadium (Detroit, Mich.); street scenes; mills; carriages and coaches
    • Detroit - Detroit Farmer's Market at Cadillac Square

    • Black and white copy print of a circa 1880-1889 photograph of the Detroit Farmer's Market on what became Cadillac Square in Detroit, Michigan. The market was in this location from its inception until 1891, when it was moved to Eastern Market. The...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Cadillac Square (Detroit, Mich.); Detroit Farmer's Market; Central Market Building (Detroit, Mich.); Detroit City Hall (Detroit, Mich.); markets; merchants; people; carriages and coaches; city halls;...
    • Detroit - Washington Boulevard, looking south

    • Black and white copy print of a photograph from approximately 1916 showing Washington Boulevard, looking south from Grand Circus Park in Detroit, Michigan. On the left is the David Whitney Building (1915 - Daniel Burnham), and next to it the...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Washington Boulevard (Detroit, Mich.); David Whitney Building (Detroit, Mich.); Burnham, Daniel Hudson, 1846-1912; automobiles; buildings; Himelhoch Building (Detroit, Mich.); stores; monuments;
    • Detroit - Fisher Building at night

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1930-1940 of the Fisher Building on West Grand Boulevard in Detroit, Michigan. Built in 1928, the Fisher Building was designed by Albert Kahn for the Fisher brothers, founders of the prominent automobile body...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Fisher Building (Detroit, Mich.); Grand Boulevard (Detroit, Mich.); Kahn, Albert, 1869-1942; skyscrapers; buildings; office buildings; theaters; cityscapes; street scenes; automobiles; night scenes;
    • Detroit - Skyline and Detroit River

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1965-1975 of the Detroit, Michigan skyline taken from across the Detroit River in Windsor, Ontario. Buildings in this image include (from left to right): Cobo Center and Arena (1960), Greater Penobscot Building...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); Windsor (Ont.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); Cobo Arena (Detroit, Mich.); Cobo Center (Detroit, Mich.); Buhl Building (Detroit, Mich.); Greater Penobscot Building (Detroit,...
    • Detroit - Renaissance Center construction

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1976-1977 of the Phase I building of the Renaissance Center on the Detroit, Michigan riverfront. The five principle towers were completed in 1977, architect John Portman & Associates. Henry Ford II was...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Renaissance Center (Detroit, Mich.); John Portman & Associates; skyscrapers; buildings; office buildings; hotels; construction sites; aerial views; cityscapes

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