Detroit Now & Then: A Changing Cityscape

Jefferson Avenue East, 1890's and 2013

Over the course of 120 years, the storefronts and wood plank roads of Jefferson Avenue have given way to modern skyscrapers and wide boulevards. Worth noting is that both pictures feature light rail systems, with a trolly line at street level in the early picture, and the People Mover monorail line later.

Newer photo: August, 2013