Historic Detroit

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Broderick Tower - Old photos

The Broderick in the distance as Detroiters cross the street, possibly headed to Hudson's.

The Broderick and David Whitney Building illuminated at night

The Broderick and Madison Theatre, all lit up at night.

The Broderick in the background with a crowd going to Hudson's in 1941.

The Broderick and the Wright-Kay Building about 1940.

The Broderick and the David Whitney Building about 1940.

The Broderick Tower's lobby

Lucky sightseers take to the sky in a construction hoist as the Broderick (then the Eaton) is under construction

Workers and a cameraman take to the skies as the Broderick (then the Eaton) is under construction.

The Broderick in 1965, looking south down Woodward.

The Broderick about 1940.

The Broderick under construction.

The Broderick and the bustling corner of Woodward and Grand Circus Park

The Broderick and the bustling corner of Woodward and Grand Circus Park

A brightly lit Broderick and Madison Theatre