Postcard of Michigan Central Depot
No amount of fine detailing—stained-glass windows, French tile floors, and even its own garden and fountain—could mask the depot's location in what was then a gritty industrial district. The dark mass looming on the left in this early postcard was the huge illuminating gas plant on Broadway.
Image courtesy of Bentley Historical Library.
Bentley Image Bank: BL004910
Places: 401 Depot Street
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