City Hall and Majestic building
View from a height across Campus Martius to city hall with the Majestic building to the right. Buildings along Woodward visible for several blocks. Street-cars, horse-drawn vehicles, and pedestrians pass by. Printed on front: "City Hall and Majestic bldg., Detroit, Mich." Printed on back: "City Hall and Majestic building. The business center of Detroit is the Campus Martius, situated at the converging of Lafayette, Monroe, Michigan and Woodward Avenues. It was reserved as a breathing spot in the 'Governor and Judges' plan, adopted for the city in its early history and has been beautified by a fountain donated by Mrs. Thomas W. Palmer. On it fronts the City Hall, Majestic building, Detroit and Temple theatres and other prominent factors in the city life." Handwritten on back: "March 26. Dear John, Well here I am having a big time. Bella & Lizzie had a party for us last night. We are going down town today and we are going down town to church to-morrow. Lora. You can meet us Thursday evening." Card is postmarked March 26, 1910.
- Resource ID:
- Central business districts--Michigan--Detroit
- City halls--Michigan--Detroit
- 1 postcard : col. ; 3.5 x 5.5 in.
- Burton Historical Collection
- D/Streets-Woodward Avenue
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