In the 1950s, Detroit was a different place. The city started the decade with more than 1.8 million people. Our “Arsenal of Democracy” had just won World War II.

This video making the rounds by YouTuber bconngemini shows glimpses of that city years ago. That said, there are plenty of scenes you could recognize today. The building now known as the Qube with the David Stott in the background, the Yamasaki ponds at Wayne State University, the Belle Isle Conservatory and others.

Do you have any memories of the city from then?

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