Scaffolding bristles around the Water Works Park Tower as workers prepare to bring down the old landmark. The arrow points to a worker, giving an idea for the spire's size. It stood in the park from 1876 until 1962, and is one of 15 lost landmarks chronicled in "Forgotten Landmarks of Detroit" by Dan Austin (History Press, $22.99, 263 pages).
We had our "VIP High Rollers" visit the store during our 2012 Christmas season. It's their annual holiday tradition, they pack 14 people into a 12 person van, and drive to Dearborn Sausage, then around Detroit and visit famous landmarks.
Four years after the landmark album Wislawa the great Polish trumpeter Tomasz Stanko's New York Quartet returns with another masterful recording December Avenue. Always an insightful bandleader Stanko here encourages spirited improvisation to flower around his characteristically melancholic and soulful themes and all players are presented to best advantage. New band member Reuben Rogers originally from the Virgin Islands and perhaps best-known for his work with Charles Lloyd is a splendid…
HENSE's mural on the madison theater building in downtown detroit took three weeks and over 100 gallons of paint to complete.
Detroit Landmarks Skyline and Typography Dictionary Art Print 8x10. Each print is created on a antique dictionary page from the early 1900's. The pages used are random pages from a vintage dictionary. Each page has a great antique look and feel. You will receive the exact image shown however the dictionary page that is used will vary. This makes each print one of a kind, as no two pages will be exactly the same. Each print measures 8x10 inches unless otherwise noted. Colors may vary…
Ouellette Avenue looking north towards Detroit near Park Street - early 1960s. Old landmarks including Birks, George Wilkinson ad & a billboard welcoming U.S. travelers as they exited from the Detroit/Windsor tunnel. “I recall going downtown on the Erie bus for seven cents, hanging around in Smith’s and the Metropolitan Store,” said local radio personality Wayne Stevens. Saturdays at the Palace or Vanity to see a movie, a cartoon and then another movie – all for a quarter!
Colony Club- The venue is simply gorgeous and is a Detroit landmark. The space is primarily used for weddings and private events so they know what they’re doing. <br> 2310 Park Ave, Detroit. Photo via @nikimariephoto.