Apparently this has been floating out there for a while, but architectural and cultural commentator Edward Lifson posted this fascinating 1965 Detroit promotional video called “A City on the Move.”
Update: Commenter Jim Meredith passed along a like to this Design Observer piece called The Forgetting Machine: A History of Detroit that you might find of interest too. And also a great photo essay of then and now photos called Detroit Re-Photography.
Part One (if the video doesn’t display for you, click here):
Part Two (if the video doesn’t display for you, click here):
I thought maybe I had posted this in this past, but couldn’t find it if I did. Apologies if this is a duplicate for you.