Historic Detroit

Updates

Both books available again in our shop

Jan. 2, 2016

Just in not-in-time for the holidays, we finally got more copies of “Lost Detroit” and “Forgotten Landmarks of Detroit” in from our publisher. Buy both at once and save. All orders come with free vintage Detroit postcards from the 1900s-1940s. Find them in our online store.

Hundreds of vintage postcards added

Dec. 13, 2015

We’ve been adding hundreds of vintage Detroit postcards to the site, and we’ve added a few new buildings, too.

"Forgotten Landmarks" temporarily out of stock

Oct. 5, 2015

We’ve had a rush at our store, and we are not temporarily out of stock on “Forgotten Landmarks of Detroit,” our second book. More are on the way. Order now and we’ll ship as soon as we get another batch. Thanks for supporting the site with your purchases!

Save the Boblo boat Ste. Claire

Aug. 23, 2015

The Free Press has challenged metro Detroit to find a way to save one of the most beloved and endangered pieces of its history: the Boblo boat Ste. Claire. The other Boblo boat, the Columbia, is gone, off to New York. Read the article here. Let’s save her for future generations, folks!