Historic Detroit

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Lee Plaza - Old photos

U.S. troops set up camp behind Northwestern High School with the Lee Plaza towering in the distance. They were brought in during the 1943 race riot to help keep the peace.

The Lee Plaza was once a proud landmark towering over Grand Boulevard.

The Lee is under construction in this shot of Charles Lindbergh at a rally.

The ballroom.