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Cub
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Post Number: 11
Registered: 02-2007
Posted on Sunday, February 25, 2007 - 5:12 pm: Edit PostDelete PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Any pics of Monroe street between Chene and Mcdougal? My Mom wants to know.
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Detroitstar
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Post Number: 503
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Posted on Sunday, February 25, 2007 - 11:03 pm: Edit PostDelete PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

I'm fairly confident that Monroe St. does not exist between Chene and McDougall.
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Fury13
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Posted on Sunday, February 25, 2007 - 11:09 pm: Edit PostDelete PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

It did exist at one time.
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Mikeg
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Post Number: 626
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Posted on Sunday, February 25, 2007 - 11:31 pm: Edit PostDelete PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Monroe used to be called Croghan and it ran as far east as Elmwood St. prior to the expansion of Elmwood Cemetery. Croghan is shown on this 1884 map:

1884 map
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Mikeg
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Posted on Sunday, February 25, 2007 - 11:51 pm: Edit PostDelete PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Here is a 1949 aerial view of Monroe (running from lower left corner to upper right) between Chene (at left) and McDougall (at far right upper corner).

Monroe, 1949


(Message edited by Mikeg on February 25, 2007)
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Gistok
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Posted on Monday, February 26, 2007 - 2:15 am: Edit PostDelete PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

It is interesting to see Dequindre in that picture (although I might have guessed that it existed as a street before it existed as merely a sunken rail line). Just how far south does Dequindre (the street) exist today?
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Gtat44
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Post Number: 34
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Posted on Monday, February 26, 2007 - 7:52 am: Edit PostDelete PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

I'm probably wrong but doesn't end in the Davison & 75 area?
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Erikd
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Posted on Tuesday, February 27, 2007 - 11:37 pm: Edit PostDelete PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Monroe runs from Woodward to I-375 in downtown Detroit. There is still a very short part of Monroe east of McDougall that serves as the entrance to Elmwood Cemetary, but Monroe no longer exists between I-375 and McDougall.
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Cub
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Post Number: 12
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Posted on Wednesday, February 28, 2007 - 8:57 pm: Edit PostDelete PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

My Mother once lived on Monroe Between Chene and Mcdougal before everything was razed I beleive she says for I-375...I will try to get more info from her.
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Taj920
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Post Number: 187
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Posted on Wednesday, February 28, 2007 - 10:00 pm: Edit PostDelete PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

A version of Dequindre ends at Mack; that's as far south as it goes.

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