Monthly Archives: June 2006

Cathedral Of The Most Blessed Sacrament

June 29, 2006
Cathedral Of The Most Blessed Sacrament

Located at Woodward & Belmont Streets, the Cathedral was begun in 1915 by Cleveland Architect Henry A. Walsh. However the Cathedral didn’t look like it did today when Walsh was finished. *** Photo from the Diehl & Diehl Archives *** The local firm of Diehl & Diehl were commissioned by the Archdiocese to finish...

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49th Annual Fireworks Show

June 28, 2006
49th Annual Fireworks Show

So I watched everyone flocking to the waterfront to take in the 49th annual fireworks show. Not me, I put two lawn chairs on the porch roof, grabbed a few beers and took in the show with my wife, stress free. Pay no mind to the powerlines…

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Benjamin Siegel Mansion

June 27, 2006
Benjamin Siegel Mansion

This grand 13,000 sq ft. mansion was built in 1915 for department store founder Benjamin Siegel. Designed by Albert Kahn, this home is just one of the many architectural beauties to be found in the Boston-Edison district of Detroit.

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Westside…

June 25, 2006
Westside…

…of the continent. Work took me to Tucson, Arizona this past weekend, and I had half a day with my camera before the flight home. The “White Dove of the Desert”. The mission of Saint Xavier del Bac. Founded about 10 miles south of Tucson in 1692, the current church building was built in...

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Detroit Cornice and Slate

June 22, 2006
Detroit Cornice and Slate

So, I’m up in Ferndale the other day, and what do I stumble across but the Detroit Cornice and Slate Company. As I’m sure everyone knows, the company’s old home downtown is now occupied by the Metro Times. So here they are still plugging away after moving in 1972 from the downtown location. Products...

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