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Shorpy Saturday – Cadillac Square Building: 1918

By Jeffrey Buck In 1918 shopping was abundant downtown and surface parking lots hardly existed in the core of the city. Fast forward to 2012 and the roles have reversed. The Cadillac Square Building, shadow to the much larger Cadillac Tower, joined … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – Work Zone: 1914

By Jeffrey Buck There was a time in Detroit when transit did not rest solely on the automobile. Here is an excellent photograph of a street from a period in time when people could say, “I’m taking the trolley downtown.” Take a look at … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – The Accident: 1906

By Jeffrey Buck This may be one of my favorite photographs that I’ve discovered on Shorpy. It’s perfect for this part of the year, being October and all, with the ghostly figures doing their part in helping with the cleanup. … Continue reading

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