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Requiem for Dodge Main

"Requiem for Dodge Main"

Acrylic on Canvas
34 x 52 inches -- 80 x 125 cm
Lowell Boileau
1983

Private Collection


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Dodge Main

The early eighties saw the rebuilding of the Detroit auto industry. Several famous automotive ruins were razed during that time including Dodge Main, Uniroyal Tire,  and Cadillac Fleetwood.

In this early eighties painting a Hamtramck classic, a symphony of glass and brick, Chrysler's Dodge Main complex falls to to the blows of   the wrecking balls to make way for a windowless General Motors Cadillac Plant.

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