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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 building. Now a parking lot, it’s a great reminder that our brother’s across the river have faced the same battles…
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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 to all those workers, I don’t think I could have done it… See you all back here Monday, enjoy the…
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Brewster Projects - Detroit

Happy Friday everyone… Here we are again, and today we’ll head across the river to take a look at this great rendering of the original plans for the Brewster Projects. The photo is dated April 11, 1936, and the caption of the back reads: Brewster – (East…