Detroit's Woodward Avenue "the nation's first "superhighway"

Woodward: A journey through 200 years

The northward-bound thoroughfare has been the barometer of Metro Detroit's culture, economy and society for two centuries, from the days when Indians walked the dirt path to Detroit's rebirth after the fire of 1805 through the golden days of the mid-20th century to the highs and lows of recent decades. DETROIT NEWS

The world's largest flag, hung on the Hudson's building, is saluted on Flag Day, June 14, 1956. It was retired in 1976 to the Smithsonian Institution.

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