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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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Shorpy Saturday – Advanced Vaudeville: 1912

By Jeffrey Buck Capital Park just went through a major overhaul. The park got a much needed renovation which added new green space and sidewalks. Once a mjor transportation hub, the park is much more calm after the opening of … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – The Casino at Belle Isle: 1907

By Jeffrey Buck One of our treasures that is available for weddings and other special events on Belle Isle is the Casino. The website Detroit1701.org does an excellent job of describing its history: “This is not one of Detroit’s gambling … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – Detroit Publishing: 1910

By Jeffrey Buck This is who we can thank for the majority of these great photographs. Below is a little more information on them via Yale: “The Detroit Photographic Company began as a photographic publishing firm in the late 1890s. … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – The Busy Corner: 1906

By Jeffrey Buck Enjoy your holiday weekend and as always enjoy your Saturday Shorpy Photo… Take a look at the photograph entitled “The Busy Corner: 1906“:

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Shorpy Saturday – Going Up: 1911

By Jeffrey Buck The Dime Building is a jewel of the city skyscrapers that still stands today. Constructed between 1910 and 1912 the class-A office building stand 23 stories tall in the heart of Detroit’s Financial District. Unfortunately  the building experienced some updating which … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – East From Majestic: 1903

By Jeffrey Buck As you can tell a lot of the buildings from this photo have either been modified or demolished. The Wayne County Building is the staple of the picture and stills holds down that piece of real estate … Continue reading

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