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Shorpy Saturday – YWCA: 1906

By Jeffrey Buck Enjoy the cars down Woodward today and a little historic architecture through a dazzling photo. Take a look at the photograph entitled “YWCA: 1906“:   Circa 1906. “Y.W.C.A. building, Detroit.” Once again the interesting stuff is at the periphery … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – Union Trust: 1906

By Jeffrey Buck I want to first apologize for the long hiatus; It’s been a busy few weeks. There has been a lot of buzz lately with all of the renovations and new construction going on in Downtown and Midtown. … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – Central Savings: 1905

By Jeffrey Buck If you have ever taken a drive down some of the busiest streets in the “D” then you must have noticed by now that the buildings that once housed banks have taken on a new life.  I’ve … Continue reading

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Be a Part of the Preservation of the Alger Theatre

By Jeffrey Buck Detroit is one of the greatest cities in the world. Many may not believe that statement because of the hardships it has endured these past decades but those same people often have never visited Detroit. It’s not … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – Union Trust: 1906

By Jeffrey Buck They come and they go. Buildings in Detroit are always vulnerable to the wrecking ball. Take a look at the photograph entitled “Union Trust: 1906“: 1906. “Union Trust Building, Detroit.” Romanesque Revival wedding cake at Griswold and Congress that … Continue reading

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Neumann/Smith Architecture headed downtown

By Jeffrey Buck The historic Wright Kay Building, located at 1500 Woodward Avenue, is filling up its entire third floor. The architect behind many of downtown Detroit’s most recent renovation projects, including the M@dison Building, the First National Building, One … Continue reading

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The Historic GAR

By Jeffrey Buck This past Saturday, with the sun shinning , I took a trip down to see the progress of the GAR building up close. It was an overwhelming feeling to see such a gem being brought back to life. … Continue reading

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