Detroit Swag-o-mania

Some of nature's more beautiful moments in Detroit are created by the spring and autumn fogs that rise over the city. The autumn fog season arrived in Detroit today, rolling in around 7 AM and with burn-off, shown here, starting around 10 AM. Ship horns are calling out to each other all over the Straits of the Detroit.

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DISCUSSING ALL THINGS DETROIT-WINDSOR SINCE 1999

  Prologue
    Author's Introduction
  Industrial Ruins of Detroit
    Industrial Ruins of Detroit
  Downtown Detroit Ruins
    Ruins of Downtown Detroit
  Neighborhood Ruins
    Community in Ruins
  The Gilded Age in Detroit
    Ruins of 19th Residences
  The City Rises
    Images of a Resurgent Detroit
  Here Today, Gone Today
    Throwaway Culture Ruins
  Art Among the Ruins
    Blossoming Amid Ruin
  Urban Art Exhibition
   
Urban Landscape Paintings by the Author
  Ancient Ruins
    Ancient Ruins visited by Author
  Interaction Zone
    Feedback,  Discussion, Links
  Maps of the Ruins
    Clickable Maps of Ruin Locations
  New Webisodes
    Additions to the Classic Tour
  Fabulous Ruins Home Page
    Classic Tour Start Page
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Industrial Ruins
Industrial Ruins of Detroit
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goldbut.gif   Ford Model T Plant
goldbut.gif   Ford Piquette Ave. Plant
goldbut.gif   Studebaker Plant
goldbut.gif   Fisher Body Plant 21
goldbut.gif   Packard Auto Plant
goldbut.gif   Uniroyal Tire Plant
goldbut.gif   Seven Sisters Power Plant
goldbut.gif   Russell Industrial Center
goldbut.gif   Chrysler Mack Avenue Plant
goldbut.gif   Kelsey Hayes
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American Beauty Iron
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The Rouge
Downtown Ruins
Ruins of Downtown Detroit
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goldbut.gif   J. L. Hudson Store
goldbut.gif   Tiger Stadium
goldbut.gif   Detroit Boat Club
goldbut.gif   Madison Lenox Hotel
goldbut.gif   Hudson's Demolition
goldbut.gif   GAR Building
goldbut.gif   Monroe Block
goldbut.gif   Downtown YWCA
goldbut.gif   Downtown YMCA
goldbut.gif   Joe Muer's Restaurant
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 Statler Hotel
goldbut.gif   United Artists Theater
goldbut.gif   Adams Theater
goldbut.gif   Central Methodist Theater
goldbut.gif   Broderick Tower
goldbut.gif   Madison Theater
goldbut.gif   Michigan Theater
goldbut.gif   Book Building
goldbut.gif   Cadillac Hotel
goldbut.gif   Fort Shelby Hotel
goldbut.gif   National Theater
goldbut.gif   Metropolitan Building
goldbut.gif   Ford Auditorium
goldbut.gif   Michigan Central Station
goldbut.gif   Tiger Stadium
goldbut.gif  Belle Isle - Detroit Boat Club
goldbut.gif   Rivertown
goldbut.gif   Casino

Neighborhood Ruins
Community in Ruins
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goldbut.gif   Riviera Theater
goldbut.gif   Grande Ballroom
goldbut.gif   Lee Plaza
goldbut.gif   Great Lakes Theater
goldbut.gif   Motown Recording Studios
goldbut.gif   8th Precinct Police Station
goldbut.gif   Northeastern High School
goldbut.gif   Scott Mansion
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Seville Apartments
goldbut.gif   Jeffries Project
goldbut.gif   Highland Park Apartments
goldbut.gif   Fire Station 11 on Gratiot
goldbut.gif   St. Stanislaus & the Incinerator
goldbut.gif   St. Stanislaus School
goldbut.gif   Peoples Savings Bank
goldbut.gif   Butzel Library Razed
goldbut.gif   Mackinaw Avenue Apt. Bldg.
goldbut.gif   Detroit Race Course
The Gilded Age in Detroit
Ruins of 19th Century Residences
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goldbut.gif   Brush Park
goldbut.gif   Trumbull Avenue
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Ferry Street
The City Rises
Images of a Resurgent Detroit
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goldbut.gif   Gem Theater
goldbut.gif   Orchestra Hall
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Orchestra Place
goldbut.gif   David Whitney House
goldbut.gif   Old Main
goldbut.gif   First Congregational Church
goldbut.gif   Hecker House
goldbut.gif   Ferry Street
goldbut.gif   Canfield Street
goldbut.gif   Recovery on Woodward
goldbut.gif   Fox Theater
goldbut.gif   Detroit Opera House
goldbut.gif   Model T Plaza
goldbut.gif   Greektown
goldbut.gif   Ferry Seed Company
goldbut.gif   Old County Building
goldbut.gif   Stearns Pharmaceuticals
goldbut.gif   Lighthouse Service Building
goldbut.gif   Parke Davis
goldbut.gif   Scott Fountain
goldbut.gif   Dunbar Hospital
goldbut.gif   Fairlane Mansion
goldbut.gif   Riverfront Apartments
goldbut.gif   Renaissance Center
goldbut.gif   African American Museum
goldbut.gif   Detroit Science Museum
goldbut.gif   People Mover
Here Today, Gone Today
Throwaway Culture Ruins
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goldbut.gif   Southfield Office Center
goldbut.gif   Holiday Inn
goldbut.gif   Highland Park Sears Store
Art Among the Ruins
Blossoms Amid the Ruins
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goldbut.gif   The Detroit Institute of Arts
goldbut.gif   Cave Paintings of Detroit
goldbut.gif   Art Among the Ruins
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Heidelberg Project Demolition
goldbut.gif   Lowell Boileau Mural
Urban Art Exhibition
Urban Landscape Paintings by the Author
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Ancient Ruins
Ancient Ruins that Inspired the Author
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goldbut.gif   Efes, Asia Minor
goldbut.gif   Zimbabwe, Africa
goldbut.gif   Athens, Greece
goldbut.gif   El Tajin, Mexico

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Detroit Swag-o-mania

A silhouetted bronze sculpture of Poseidon frames the illuminated main entrance to the Detroit Institute of Arts during Detroit's annual Delectricity festival of lights. Stretching along Woodward Avenue through the heart of Detroit's Cultural Center the celebration is a growing and popular two-night event.

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