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Photo Du Jour - January 18, 2006 - Peter's Rock

Located on Dearborn Street, between Harbaugh & Vanderbilt in Delray is Peter’s Rock Missionary Baptist Church. This one is for you Chuck. Quite the steeple on this oldie. Here’s a shot taken from down in front of Auntie Rie’s Market, if you’ve ever been down there, you’ll know it’s the one with the weird ass out of proportion Delray mural on the…
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Photo Du Jour - January 16, 2006 - RIP Motown Complex

Well the demolition derby has begun for 2006. The first victim? The old Motown complex on Woodward. The closest building was the Donovan Building, with the shorter building to the rear the Sanders building. The Sanders building came down yesterday as seen here. At least…
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Photo Du Jour - January 11, 2006 - Patterson Terrace

Located on the corner of John R. & Erskine in Brush Park, is the Patterson Terrace. It is in my opinion a very nice looking structure, and it has spent the last few years boarded up. I suppose that Gentrification needs to creep a little more to the North before this…
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Photo Du Jour - December 28, 2005 - Our Lady Of The Rosary

Located on the Corner of Woodward & the I-94 Service Driver (formerly Bagg St.), the Church was originally St. Joeseph’s, and was built in 1896, it was designed by architects Malcomson & Higginbotham. A beautiful Romanesque Styled Structure. A detail of the statue on top. The photo abouve dates to 1899, when the chruch was St. Joseph’s. The Parish was founded in 1889 and…
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Photo Du Jour - December 23, 2005 - United Artists

As reported here, on December 16th, we take a trip back over to the U.A. to show the aftermath of what’s been going on. The bottom floor painting, are being all scrubbed away. As pointed out by someone, (perhaps the artist?) , they missed one on the ground…