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Vote for your favorite window display

By Jeffrey Buck Holiday window shopping hasn’t been the same in Detroit since the Hudson’s flagship store closed over 25 years ago. Well, that’s all about to change as the Somerset Collection retailers transform several windows along Woodward in what … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – Made by Maul: 1913

By Jeffrey Buck If there is one things that these pictures each Saturday have taught me it’s that Americans work outfits have drastically changed over the years. Clothing in general has evolved over the years but styles seem to resurface … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – Hot Water: 1905

By Jeffrey Buck As we welcome the cold weather into the state let’s not forget the water heater. Heck, even if it isn’t cold we still rely on this invention heavily. Here are a few water heaters in a Detroit … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – Up Woodward: 1908

By Jeffrey Buck The past week was a little hectic for me and I felt bad for not getting a chance to post a new Shorpy photograph, bad enough to find time to post one for a special Shorpy Monday. Pleas enjoy … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – Grand Circus Park: 1919

By Jeffrey Buck Grand Circus Park has gone through man changes over the years but many of the buildings you see in the photograph below haven’t survived. Both the Tuller and Statler Hotels are no longer standing. Many of the smaller buildings that can be … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – Vaudeville Extravaganza: 1905

By Jeffrey Buck The Woodward corridor downtown has made many many changes over the years. This particular photo takes you to the beginning when most of the buildings were a more modest size. The majestic Building was the second tallest … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – Love Canal: 1907

By Jeffrey Buck It’s hard to say, but seeing as we had some snowfall this week, winter is definitely near. It’s got me a little worried about how far the temperatures will plummet over the next few weeks, and in … Continue reading

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