The Streets of Detroit
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|Named for Civil War General Henry Halleck.
Special thanks to John Bezik for this information.
|Probably named for Hampshire County in England.
|Hancock Avenue E-W
|Hancock is a very common street name, probably referring to John Hancock.
|Hanley Avenue (Ham)
|Harbaugh Street N-S
|Possibly named for President Harding.
|Harold Avenue (Ham)
|Harrington Street N-S
|Probably named after Havana, Cuba.
|Common street name. Probably named for President Rutherford B. Hayes.
|Probably named for the hazel tree. It is common for areas in cities to have streets named after trees. Hazel Street in Detroit is near Butternut, Ash, Pine, Spruce, Magnolia, Mulberry, Elm, and Sycamore Streets.
|Heidt Avenue S
|Probably named for David Henderson, who was one of thirty leading Detroit citizens deported by General Proctor for criticizing the General's actions during the War of 1812.
|A small portion of the I-75 service drive is known as Henry St. The rest was taken out by the freeway.
|This street was most likely named for Hugo J. Hesse. He and real estate business partner Walter C. Piper were early settlers of Warren, Michigan. Their company was called Piper-Hesse. The two platted many of the streets in Warren and named them after automobiles.
Special thanks to Suzette deBeaubien Brown, granddaughter of Hugo J. Hesse, for this information.
|Hewitt Avenue (Ham)
|High Street E-W
|Highland Avenue (HP)
|Hildale Avenue E-W
|Hill Street (HP)
|Hollywood Avenue E-W
|Holmes Avenue (Ham)
|Named for the Hubbard family ribbon farm.
Hubbard (and McKinstry, Clark, and Scotten) plat image.
Thanks to Bernice Malinowski!