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Image of 1954.337.001, Map

Catalog Number1954.337.001
Object NameMap
TitleCity of Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, 1853
Scope & ContentOne map entitled ”City of Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, 1853.” The map is drawn at an approximate scale of 1 inch = 510 feet. The area of coverage extends from the Canadian shoreline of the Detroit River northward about 6 miles and from Eighth Street on the west to just past St. Aubin Street on the east. The map is printed in black text on darkened paper that has a slightly glossy varnish or lacquer finish. Park areas are tinted green and water areas are tinted blue. The map shows street names, buildings, houses, railroad lines, lot numbers, ward numbers, and farm names. Acreages are also shown for larger parcels that are located north of the Grand Circus Park area. A column of printed text down the left side of the map shows name and address listings for Churches, Public Buildings, Banks & Exchange Offices, Telegraph Offices, Newspaper Offices, and Hotels. Printed text beneath the map title shows ”Surveyed & published by Henry Hart, Civil Engineer & Architect, 140 Pearl St., N.Y.”
PeopleHart, Henry
PublisherHenry Hart
Extent of Description31.25” x 35”
CollectionGeneral History
Search TermsDowntown

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