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Old Posted Aug 10, 2013, 1:19 AM
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Great photos of Detroit. It's too bad the Hudson's department store building doesn't exist anymore:

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Old Posted Aug 10, 2013, 9:34 AM
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Beautiful!!!!

By the way, how is Palmer Park doing these days? Such a well-built urban neighborhood. Also, I just remembered that there used to be a mini trolley line in downtown Detroit. I even rode it the first time I visited.
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Ha, that's a good place to fight for, mm? Are these 2 below related somehow?
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Cause I recently read there was at least a bar in the mostly vacant David Stott tower, so I was wondering whether these 2 pics wouldn't be it.

In case you'd still be doubtful, there's not a single chance for these pre-war skrapers to remain vacant for long yet.
Obviously. lol
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one of the best detroit threads ive seen.
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Old Posted Aug 10, 2013, 7:31 PM
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Ha, that's a good place to fight for, mm? Are these 2 below related somehow?

Cause I recently read there was at least a bar in the mostly vacant David Stott tower, so I was wondering whether these 2 pics wouldn't be it.

In case you'd still be doubtful, there's not a single chance for these pre-war skrapers to remain vacant for long yet.
Obviously. lol
Indeed that is the Skybar on the 33rd floor of the David Stott tower... some of the best views of the city are found for free up there!
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When did they attach those blue lights to the Renaissance center?
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The Renaissance Center added the LED bands in 2011... color displays are constant.. for example. during Tigers games the bands turn orange and blue and the GM logo up top turns into an old English D.
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It's good too see a positive thread about a city in need of it....Rock On Motor City, you are not lifeless, you maybe down but you can always go up..
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Beautiful!!!!

By the way, how is Palmer Park doing these days?
Legitimately, better than it's been in many years. There are quite a number of renovations going on. In fact, it's probably one of the untold stories since downtown and Midtown get most of the news. Even the park, itself, is getting attention.
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Legitimately, better than it's been in many years. There are quite a number of renovations going on. In fact, it's probably one of the untold stories since downtown and Midtown get most of the news. Even the park, itself, is getting attention.
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Great photos. Thanks!
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Great shots. Nice to see the side of Detroit that the media doesn't show!
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I need to spend a long week there...or just the rest of my life!
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LOve Detroit! Very Gothic ala " Batman Returns" lol. Great architecture.
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For all its' issues, Detroit has a grandeur that most American cities lack. It was obviously built to be great, back when we knew how to do that.
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Wait so, I can get a free coffee with my purchase of an abandoned building?
Good to see Detroit's kept a sense humour.
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