Sunday, April 22, 2007

As It Is Today!

"As It Is Today!" is a reoccurring feature that not only depicts a vintage negative where the subject has been identified but also includes a picture of how the subject appears today.

Today's "As It Is Today!" is the Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory located on Belle Isle in Detroit, Michigan. The conservatory was built in 1904 using designs by noted architect Albert Kahn. The conservatory is the oldest in nation and is open to the public free of charge.

Here is how the conservatory looked in approximately 1940.

As It Is Today!


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