These panorama shots are great, like this one from New York, taken in 1908. The one below shows Detroit in 1907. According to the 1910 U.S. Census, the city was the ninth largest in the country after Pittsburgh.
Detroit circa 1907. “The Campus Martius.” Landmarks include the Detroit Opera House, Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument, Cadillac Square, Wayne County Building, Hotel Pontchartrain. Panorama of three 8×10 glass negatives.