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Vintage Postcard of J.L. Hudson's Department Store, Detroit, MI

Vintage Postcard of J. Hudson's Department Store, Detroit, MI has since been demolished

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Places — Historic Detroit: Hudson's Department Store Ahhhh, the memories.Christmas shopping, Christmas breakfast with Santa (My cousins and I danced the Funky Chicken on stage), the mystery of the missing floor.

General Motors Building, Detroit, Michigan

A photo set of Cadillac Place in Detroit, Michigan. Photography by Luke Fandrich.

The Majestic Building was Detroit's fourth skyscraper and was designed by renowned American architect Daniel H. Burnham. Here, you can see familiar landmarks such as the Book-Cadillac Hotel, David Stott Building and Book Tower. This Beaux Arts beauty at Michigan and Woodward avenues stood from 1896 until 1961 and is one of 15 lost landmarks chronicled in "Forgotten Landmarks of Detroit" by Dan Austin (History Press, $22.99, 263 pages).

The Majestic Building was Detroit's fourth skyscraper and was designed by renowned American architect Daniel H.

Crowley's: Detroit's Friendly Store

Operating in the shadow of the enormous J., CrowleyНs earned DetroitНs trade with fine merchandise and good service, all in an atmosphere that ma

Boblo boat - the boat that used to take passengers to Boblo Island in the Detroit River, which had an amusement park.

Boblo boat - the boat that used to take passengers to Boblo Island in the Detroit River, which had an amusement park. How I loved going there! The moonlight cruise was a great date night, too .

Ferry boat to Bob-Lo Island.  Detroit Michigan.  It's all gone now, but it was soooo fun.

fFerry boat to Bob-Lo Island. From Detroit docks, but we would take from dock in Wyandotte at Bishop Park.

The old hotel on Grand Circus Park stood from 1906 until 1991, and is one of 15 lost landmarks chronicled in "Forgotten Landmarks of Detroit" by Dan Austin (History Press, $22.99, 263 pages).

The old hotel on Grand Circus Park stood from 1906 until and is one of 15 lost landmarks chronicled in "Forgotten Landmarks of Detroit" by Dan Austin

The Department Store Museum: The J. L. Hudson Co., Detroit, Michigan

Hudson Co. dominated the retail scene in Detroit in much the same way its massive, red-brick store dominated Woodward.

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