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Shorpy Saturday – Open Wide: 1908

By Jeffrey Buck How many different dentists can you count? Take a look at the photograph entitled “Open Wide: 1908“: Detroit circa 1908. “Grand Circus building.” Named after the large, semicircular park nearby, and home to a curiously high concentration of dentists. … Continue reading

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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“:   Detroit circa 1910. “Bagley Homestead — Michigan Conservatory of Music.” Former abode of … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – Snow Globe: 1902

By Jeffrey Buck The cold weather has arrived and Michigan will soon see its first substantial snow fall. As the temperature continues to drop in Detroit there is still plenty of hot new development going on downtown. Grand Circus Park, … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – When Hustle Met Bustle: 1919

By Jeffrey Buck Grand Circus Park continues to make its comeback with several new additions over the years including restaurants, shops and office space. As the Broderick Tower nears completion (the tower is not seen yet in this photo) and gets … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – Chop Suey Canyon: 1916

By Jeffrey Buck I don’t have much to say this week. It was quite busy but I wanted to get a photo out because I know how much our readers enjoy them. I know I sure do love them! The … Continue reading

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Rumors swirl as developers eye Detroit

By Mike Fossano Back in January, we noted that new blood was being pumped through downtown Detroit. Over six months later, and a tangible change is beginning to take place throughout the city and real estate developers are pining to … Continue reading

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Back under the big top

By Mike Fossano At long last, it appears as though new life might be pumped into two of the most well-known derelict parcels in Grand Circus Park. First, after being stuck in financial purgatory for nearly a decade, JC Beal … Continue reading

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