07/11/2012 12:21 pm ET | Updated Jul 11, 2012

PlacePromo: Radical Surgery To The Heart Of Detroit

Next our attention turns to what one postcard calls the "Heart of Detroit."

In this shot three primary buildings are shown - the Dime Building, Old City Hall, and the Majestic Building. The Old City Hall and Majestic Building are facing Woodward Avenue which is shown stretching northward several blocks. Both the Majestic Building and the Dime Building were designed by noted architect Daniel Burnham.

The Majestic Building was one of Detroit's first skyscrapers (Hill and Gallagher, 2003). This building was later demolished and replaced by the First Federal Bank Building at 1001 Woodward Ave, designed by Smith, Hinchman, and Grylls in 1965.

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