|Overlooking Washington Blvd. Entrance Cobo Hall And Arena, Detroit, Michigan|
Hiawatha Card of Detroit / Dexter Press, Inc.
Mike Skreptak Collection; Dexter Box
c. 1965; "Largest convention and exhibit facility in the world, filling 17 acres of land in the 75-acre Civic Center, at the hub of Detroit, and enjoying an outstanding advantage of the world's busiest waterway - the Detroit River. Built at the cost of $55,000,000.00, the joint facility provides Detroit with unequalled facilities for national shows, conventions, civic affairs, festivals and sports events."; located at 1 Washington Blvd., the centre opened in 1960 and was named after Albert Cobo, mayor of Detroit from 1950-1957; it was designed by Gino Rossetti; addressed to Mrs. M. Casperson.
Cobo Hall (Detroit)
Joe Louis Arena (Detroit)
Civic Center (Detroit)
Washington Boulevard (Detroit)
Rossetti, Gino, Architect
University of Windsor. Leddy Library
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