March 17, 2015

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Bucolic 1890s View Down Woodward Avenue in Detroit

It’s amazing to see this photo next to the Google Street View of the same spot today. The photo is dated sometime between 1880 and 1901. Down Woodward Avenue from Peterboro St., Detroit Source: Library of Congress Not much seems...

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What Did The Mall Look Like Before the Lincoln Memorial?

Take a look and see. This is the view from the top of the Washington Monument in 1912 prior to construction commencing in 1914. The Lincoln Memorial would be dedicated a dozen years after this photograph was taken and Abraham...