Monthly Archives: March 2008

End Of The Line

March 31, 2008
End Of The Line

This weekend saw the end of the line for the Mother’s/Joker’s complex. The front cuved entrance came down about 10:30 am on Saturday.

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801 Again… And The Windsor Cenotaph

March 28, 2008
801 Again… And The Windsor Cenotaph

So again, back to Ouellette and Elliot… Sorry, for featuring the demolition again, but I find the method of demolition of the structure interesting. Plus it’s a way for readers who don’t regularly get downtown to check in on the “progress” (and I use the term loosely, as there is nothing progressive about demolition)....

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801 Ouellette Demolition Progress Update

March 27, 2008
801 Ouellette Demolition Progress Update

A couple of new photos from yesterday afternoon. Hello to Urbanrat, who walked by I as was shooting photos from my car… The old Mother’s place is long gone…

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801 Ouellette Demolition Continues

March 26, 2008
801 Ouellette Demolition Continues

Demoliton continues full force on the old Joker’s complex. The Mother’s Pizza side is completely smacked down now…

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Ghost Road

March 25, 2008
Ghost Road

Once upon a time, South Cameron Ave. ran all the way Tecumseh Rd. near the Michigan Central Train Station to Howard Avenue and Kenilworth Race Track. South Cameron hugged the rail line the entire way. Interesting to note, that Grand Marais also crossed the tracks back then too. Today carved up by the Expressway...

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