Shorpy Saturday – Victorian Vines: 1910

By Jeffrey Buck

As the rain continues to pour, we look forward to sunny days by the water.

Take a look at the photograph entitled “Victorian Vines: 1910“:

Victorian Vines - 1910

 

Detroit circa 1910. “Bagley Homestead — Michigan Conservatory of Music.” Former abode of Michigan Governor John Judson Bagley (1832-1881). 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.

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Here is a photo near the area where the photo was taken. The  Detroit Statler Hotel was constructed in 1914-15 and demolished in 2005. More recently it was a movie set for the new Transformers movie:

Detroit Statler Hotel

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About Jeffrey S. Buck

I'm currently a Project Manager at Cypress Partners, LLC in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. I graduated from Wayne State University in 2008 with a B.A. in Journalism. Looking to broaden my view of the world, I spent a semester abroad studying at the University of Salford, a Greater Manchester University in England. I enjoy doing an array of activities, including following Detroit sports teams, SCUBA diving, traveling, reading, playing tennis, hand-written letters and going to the movies. I am the co-founder of the Woodward Spine, a blog about Detroit and its surrounding communities. The Woodward Spine aims to inform its readers about relevant news and events through creative and informative posts in these core areas: news, opinion, entertainment, history, sports and development. The Woodward Spine serves the tri-county metro Detroit area, concentrating mainly on the communities that lie along the Woodward corridor.
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