Slumpty Dumpty

Long time readers will know that I have been documenting the Livingstone house in Detroit’s Brush Park over the last 5 years. I’ve had a long time friendly bet with dETROITfUNK about who would be the first to capture Ol’ Slumpy when she finally collapsed. dFUNK was first getting up …

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What a shocker!

Actually, not really… The Urban Village plan is “on hold”. I’ve been telling my friend who bought a house near the Urban Village proposed location for years that the whole plan was a sham, and that this city will never get its act together enough to pull off something like …

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The Bunker

Work continues on the Peace Beacon. Hopefully when it’s done, it will cease to look like a concrete bunker. When I was at Dieppe Park shooting these photos, I noticed that there are many reapeating elements in the Civic Centre design of Johnson & McWhinnie. The floral compass, as well …

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Grad House Demolition

Well, well, well… How’s a little weekend demolition for you? Smacked down on a Saturday, with a legal challenge pending by a group of students, the U of W, ever the visionaries demolished the 1929 Harry Gignac house. Despite claims of needed repairs, the whole second floor was demolished, but …

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Breaking News…

Looks like a Murder has gone down in the 4 plex at the s.w. corner of Parent & Tuscarora… Violence in your neighbourhood is never a good thing… Stay tuned to the news for details…