Monthly Archives: May 2008

Cadillac Street

May 30, 2008
Cadillac Street

So the East Windsor Co-generation plant, that is being built beside the Albert Kahn designed Ford Power House is progressing. In the meanwhile, they have been buying up the houses along Cadillac Street, and knocking them down. This multi-colored cinderblock duplex was at the south end of Cadillac. This great looking craftsman styled house...

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Old Streetcars – DSR Style

May 29, 2008
Old Streetcars – DSR Style

This time from our northern neighbours, and the Detroit Street Railway. Car # 223 on Jefferson Avenue, looking west towards Woodward. March 25, 1956. Car # 217 at the Woodward Car Barns in Highland Park. March 20, 1956.

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Tilt Shift

May 28, 2008
Tilt Shift

There is an interesting technique (at least I think so…) of selective focus, that can be applied to a photo in such a manner that it makes it appear that you are looking at a minature model. Similar to a model train landscape… It is known as Tilt Shift Miniature Faking. It works best...

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Sprawltastic

May 27, 2008
Sprawltastic

Last week I took a drive out to the sprawled out mess at Walker and the 401. My reasons were two fold. 1. I was trying to get a few shots to display at the Check Out This Sprawl exhibit, and… 2. I wanted to see what all the crying was about, although I...

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884 Howard – Arsene Dupuis Home

May 26, 2008
884 Howard – Arsene Dupuis Home

Again, another inner-city house falls to make way for a vacant lot, and a little more density is removed from the core areas of the city. This house above at Howard south of Elliott, fell to the wrecking ball last week for no apparent reason. When the demolition request came before council, despite administration’s...

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