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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 – 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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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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Become a Member Today!

By Jeffrey Buck I’ve written about this subject before but as I travel throughout the year to new places I am always reminded how important it is to support our local attractions. In hard times and in good these great … Continue reading

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40th Annual Noel Night

By Jeffery Buck Hoping the rain holds off, Saturday is sure to be a fun night in Detroit. Midtown Detroit’s Cultural Center Area will play host to the 40th Annual Noel Night. The one night event will be open free … Continue reading

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The Way It Was, Part 2: More glimpses of Detroit’s history

By Jeffrey Buck Photographs play an integral role in preserving our history, regardless of the subject. Societies can change—sometimes for the better, but unfortunately also sometimes for the worse. A photograph can tell a story for both present and future … Continue reading

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Hidden History of Detroit

By Jeffrey Buck Why did someone build that building there? What was there before that? Why is that man immortalized with a bronze statue? What did we do before the automobile? These are some of the questions that Amy Elliott … Continue reading

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