Hey, it NEVER was Tony's camera!
Here's the rest. I couldn't access the forum yesterday.
Saturday, December 16, 2006
The Ellington in its completed state.
I ride past here every day and believe me when I say they are going very speedily through this building!
This lot across from the photo above has recently been "preped".
I'm not sure what this rehab is in Brush Park. Looks interesting though.
Still waiting on this one.
OOOOH...A SURPRISE!! Detroiters love surprises!
(That is Patterson Terrace in the background)
The land parcel. Now, I won't be able to sleep at night.
This parcel across from the Carrola has just been ridded of all its overgrown weeds...Makes me wonder...??
More new windows.
Garden Lofts, Brush Park. Sold out in 12 hours.
Balconies = not good but great!
What will be the main enterance on Winder Street.
The back faces the Fisher Freeway and downtown.
New signage on Broadway. Ho-hum
A furniture store (supposedly from Ann Arbor) was suppose to be on the second level of this building. However, I haven't seen anything yet.
A new entertainment venue, Lot 1210, Broadway.
The many faces of the Book Cadillac:
Up Shelby from Jefferson
Down comes more Detroit Local Color, up goes another parking garage.
I'm going to marry the Book Cadillac
Accompanied by the Laffayette Building (renovation (and parking garage) pending).
New Merchant's Row retailers: Studio Couture.
Texas-based Woodhouse Day Spa in the 1400 block of Merchant's Row.
Hmmm, a new facade improvement in Capitol Park?
Caring for aesthetics and facades in Capitol Park, a future hotspot in downtown.
The new Campus Martius Park extension along Cadillac Square, aka Cadillac Square Park. Opening to the public in the spring of 07.
The resurrected Bagley Fountain.
Park and relatively new One Kennedy Square, begging for tenants.
Greektown Casino site
Officially Beaubien Place.
The Asian Village.
MGM Grand Detroit Casino
Looks like the trimming will be stainless steel (silver) not gold. (seen on the lower left)
The north end along 3rd Street.
The space ship has landed.
Grinnell Place Lofts (center), Corktown.
Grand Army of the Republic Building (GAR). Built in 1899 and announced for renovation this month, 2006. Location: Grand River and Adams.
Methinks there may have been statues on the two platforms above the entry at one time. These are also on the Grand River side.
Showing location relation to Central Business District.
The back of the United Artists Theater. Renovation/demolition pending.
Detroit Life Building, Park Avenue District. Renovation progressing.
New windows. Full renovation??
And finally, the Iodent Building full renovation in the Park Avenue District.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.
Long Live the rebirth of Detroit.