Airview, Downtown Detroit, Mich.
Process Photo Studios
Mike Skreptak Collection; Dexter Box
Dated 1929; aerial view of downtown Detroit, Michigan; the tall building near the top center of the postcard is the Guardian Building at 500 Griswold Street (built 1928-9); moving north the next tall building is the 47-story Greater Penobscot Building at 645 Griswold Street (designed by Wirt C. Rowland and completed in 1928); in the Campus Martius Park area on Woodward Avenue, Old City Hall (smaller, dark building north and east of the Penobscot Building), and the Majestic Building at 1001 Woodward Avenue (north of Old City Hall); the broader tall building in the middle of the postcard is the First National Bank of Detroit (now called the First National Building) at 660 Woodward Avenue; it was designed by Albert Kahn and completed in 1930; copyright Kalec Inc.
Guardian Building (Detroit)
Greater Penobscot Building (Detroit)
Campus Martius Park (Detroit)
City Hall, Old (Detroit)
Majestic Building (Detroit)
First National Bank of Detroit
Griswold Street (Detroit)
Woodward Avenue (Detroit)
Rowland, Wirt C., Architect
Kahn, Albert, Architect
University of Windsor. Leddy Library
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