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The Cadillac Chair statue was the city's 200th birthday present to itself. Unveiled in 1901, by 1941, it had become a favorite resting place for vagrants and was destroyed that year. This quirky monument is one of 15 lost landmarks chronicled in "Forgotten Landmarks of Detroit" by Dan Austin (History Press, $22.99, 263 pages).

The Cadillac Chair statue was the city's birthday present to itself. Unveiled in by it had become a favorite resting place for vagrants and was destroyed that year.

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.

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 Detroit Times Building is what gave the city's Times Square its name. This Albert Kahn-designed building was home to the Detroit Times n...

The Detroit Times Building is what gave the city's Times Square its name. This Albert Kahn-designed building was home to the Detroit Times Times newspaper, which was bought and sold by the Detroit News in

Detroit floods Campus Martius to celebrate the end of World War I in 1918. That's the Majestic Building at left; the old Detroit Opera House at right; & you can see Hudson's in the back there as we look up Woodward Ave. The only thing that still remains in this shot is the venerable Soldiers & Sailors Monument (Photo from the Burton Historical Collection). - photo via HistoricDetroit.com on fb

Detroit floods Campus Martius to celebrate the end of World War I in 1918. That's the Majestic Building at left; the old Detroit Opera House at right; & you can see Hudson's in the back there as we look up Woodward Ave. The only thing that still remains in this shot is the venerable Soldiers & Sailors Monument (Photo from the Burton Historical Collection). - photo via HistoricDetroit.com on fb

History 101 with Davinci the Detroit dog; Detroit Underground Railroad Monument on Riverfront

Picture of Detroit Underground Railroad Monument stock photo, images and stock photography.

Grand Army of the Republic Building - Old photos — Historic Detroit

History 101 with Davinci the Detroit dog; amazing architecture is the Grand Army of the Republic Building - Part of Detroit's Historic past.

Happy Birthday Detroit, founded in 1701.  You are 313 years old on July 24th

History 101 with Davinci the Detroit dog ;Detroit, founded in 313 years old on July 2014 . did you know that 313 is also the cities famous area code too!

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