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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 – Stag Swim: 1903

By Jeffrey Buck The summer is drawing to a close. Enjoy a timeless photo of youth enjoying the waters at Belle Isle. Take a look at the photograph entitled “Stag Swim: 1903“:   Detroit circa 1903. “Swimming pool, Belle Isle Park, evidently.” … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – Tailgate Gourmet: 1960

By Jeffrey Buck Football is upon us; both college and NFL. Along with football comes the tradition of tailgating before games across the country. Nothing says football like an old station-wagon sitting in The Big House filled with all those … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – Traffic Ahead: 1901

By Jeffrey Buck Woodward has changed drastically over the years. It’s been widened. It’s had street cars. It once was mainly residential. It’s a special road and continues to evolve today. M-1 RAIL is currently under construction and WA3 is … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – YWCA: 1906

By Jeffrey Buck Enjoy the cars down Woodward today and a little historic architecture through a dazzling photo. Take a look at the photograph entitled “YWCA: 1906“:   Circa 1906. “Y.W.C.A. building, Detroit.” Once again the interesting stuff is at the periphery … 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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Shorpy Saturday – Central Savings: 1905

By Jeffrey Buck If you have ever taken a drive down some of the busiest streets in the “D” then you must have noticed by now that the buildings that once housed banks have taken on a new life.  I’ve … Continue reading

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