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Detroit Civic Center - 1976

Across the river today to the north shore for an interesting look at Hart Plaza and the RenCen under construction in this photo taken in March, 1976. Visible in the foreground is the fairly recently demolished Ford Auditorium. Have a great weekend everyone, see you back…
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Detroit Times Building - 1929

This past weekend I was at the Michigan Modernism Exposition, and the Detroit Area Art Deco Society was there and has a table set up. They were giving away some information, and also were giving away copies of this photo. It shows the Albert Kahn designed Detroit Times…
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Highland Park Police Station - 1917 - 2012

The historic Highland Park Police Station in Highland Park, just off of Woodward Avenue, came down by building eater on Tuesday of this week. An article about the demolition can be found here: http://www.mlive.com/news/detroit/index.ssf/2012/01/photos_crew_demolishing_histor.html My pictures were shot back in 2003, over the last 9 years, the building has become vandalized, and looted and open to…
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Bridge Construction - 1928

Happy Friday once again. Today’s photo is stamped on the back with the date December 24, 1928. The handwritten caption reads as follows: Compacting cable with hydraulic tongs (?) on new Ambassador Bridge It would have taken nerves of steel to work up there. Kudos…