Go to http://www.google.earth.com
Download the Google Earth software.
Open up Google Earth and type in the address you're interested in seeing.
When Google Earth "flies" to that address, zoom in close and then look for the little gold figure to one side. With your mouse, drag the figure to the street in front of your address (this will only work if Google has street view images in their database). Google Earth (or Google Maps) will zoom down and plop you right in front of the house, and then you can use your mouse to swivel around 360 degrees!
I think my grandfather would be proud of his house that is still standing, over 80 years later, along with the one he built in 1932 or 1933. This house at 14883 Faust Avenue in Detroit was the one I grew up knowing as "Grandpa Stoelt's" house: