Some of the best views of Detroit can only be seen from airplane, at least until Windsor builds a super tall skyscraper. Some recent aerial views of Detroit can be found here, including a slice of Windsor and a clear view of just how long and straight Grand River Avenue is. Also shown […]
Living in Detroit makes me extremely race conscious. When I didn’t live in the city, the high percentage of black residents was always one of the first things associated with the city. Living here I don’t notice much other than the fact that Indian residents - being Indian myself - seem to be in a […]
From the Beautiful City blog:
CURTAIN CALL: Ghost Theaters of Detroit
A collection of photographs inspired by the movie palaces of old Detroit will be on display at the Abreact Performance Space in June. An opening reception will be held on Saturday, June 9th starting at 8:00 PM and the space will be open on the following […]
Caption: Members of People for Ethical Treatment of Animals protest outside
the Troy Marriott during a meeting of Kentucky Fried Chicken franchise owners, while a Troy police officer looks on.
That is: naked protesters protesting eating meat on Big Beaver, exit 69 off I-75 in suburban Detroit.
The International Metropolis blog which features lots of photos from both the Windsor and Detroit side of the Detroit River has recently had a lot of historical pictures from downtown Windsor from the 1940s and 1950s such as above. Back then Windsor, like Detroit and many other older cities had a lively downtown retail […]