Restoration at Woodward and Baltimore in Detroit
ATWATER PARK COMING ONLINE »

FUN THINGS TO DO IN DETROIT »



Search:

Type: Posts; User: Gistok

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.06 seconds.

  1. Replies
    12
    Views
    706

    No, it is in "old Redford".... a part of Detroit.

    No, it is in "old Redford".... a part of Detroit.
  2. Replies
    1,290
    Views
    328,574

    There are no known color photographs of the...

    There are no known color photographs of the Detroit United Artists Theatre in its' heyday, which used to be known as the "Jewel Box" of downtown theatres.

    It would be a sad loss to see the...
  3. Replies
    1,290
    Views
    328,574

    As you can see... the United Artists Theatre...

    As you can see... the United Artists Theatre portion of the building on the right side is bricked up. Since the theatre is secured (new roof and enclosed)... I hope they are mothballing it. But...
  4. Replies
    12
    Views
    706

    The National Theatre is so trashed and ruined on...

    The National Theatre is so trashed and ruined on the inside, that it would cost at least $25 million to restore... much less if all the little bit of the surviving plasterwork was ripped out and a...
  5. Replies
    4
    Views
    148

    If you are downtown, check out the Leveque...

    If you are downtown, check out the Leveque Tower... the 550ft tall beautiful skyscraper designed by Detroit's theatre architect C. Howard Crane (Fox, Opera House, Orchestra Hall, Fillmore... etc). ...
  6. Replies
    12
    Views
    706

    ... and don't forget the Woods... Actually the...

    ... and don't forget the Woods... Actually the Harper is still there (so is the Alger)... but it's used for concerts on the weekend as HARPO'S. The Friends of the Alger (God bless them)... are...
  7. The raw ground beef is formally known as "Steak...

    The raw ground beef is formally known as "Steak Tartare". It is a German (and other nationality) delicacy that I ate as a kid (GROSS!!!).

    Here is a history of the delicacy... love the part about...
  8. Replies
    4
    Views
    369

    Huh? How is this any different from River Place?...

    Huh? How is this any different from River Place? Same brick multi-story veneer. Add a few more buildings to the property, and you have River Place II.

    Oh yeah... you have those butt ugly...
  9. Add to the list all of the canned soups and TV...

    Add to the list all of the canned soups and TV dinners that are high in sodium... nothing like getting your daily salt intake from one can of soup.

    And such artificial stuff such as Cool Whip......
  10. Didn't those "Orange Julius" drinks at the mall...

    Didn't those "Orange Julius" drinks at the mall kiosk have raw egg in it? :p

    And speaking of raw egg...

    #6 The ORIGINAL Caesar's Salad...

    #7 Carnival Elephant Ears... known as Beaver Tails...
  11. Replies
    331
    Views
    85,210

    I would assume that they moved people around just...

    I would assume that they moved people around just to make 1 large RenCen space more marketable...
    ...
  12. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,325

    The 3rd Street overpass over I-94 has been closed...

    The 3rd Street overpass over I-94 has been closed since 2017...

    https://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/detroit/2017/12/13/third-street-overpass-closure-detroit/948017001/

    I wonder if...
  13. Replies
    331
    Views
    85,210

    Yup.... we don't want to be like San Francisco...

    Yup.... we don't want to be like San Francisco and have our own "leaning tower".... :(

    https://www.businessinsider.com/is-millennium-tower-safe-still-leaning-sinking-2017-9
  14. Replies
    50
    Views
    2,595

    You don't think that their whooping our asses at...

    You don't think that their whooping our asses at Science Fairs has anything to do with it? And guess who seems to win all the local, regional and national Spelling Bees? :rolleyes:
  15. Replies
    32
    Views
    4,333

    Nice image of local national bank currency. ...

    Nice image of local national bank currency.

    The Union National Trust Bank is the bank that built the Guardian Building, and there were several banking mergers that took place in the late 1920s...
  16. So what you are saying is that you prefer the...

    So what you are saying is that you prefer the rest of the world which is always overrun by motor vehicles.... really? :eek:
  17. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,325

    Thanks for the link hybridy... I have always...

    Thanks for the link hybridy...

    I have always thought how poorly the "erosion" of the sloping embankments on either side of I-94 looks poorly on the city as a whole. There were always unsightly...
  18. Read post #11.... ;)

    Read post #11.... ;)
  19. Thread: DMC at LCA

    by Gistok
    Replies
    12
    Views
    2,101

    I hope they're not using custom glass windows! ...

    I hope they're not using custom glass windows! :eek:
  20. From what I remember about building the new...

    From what I remember about building the new terminals at DTW, many other international and American airports were studied, and among the best of the airports was Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport, which...
  21. Well I guess we don't want missiles of fudge...

    Well I guess we don't want missiles of fudge lobbed against our VP, now do we.... HA!! :)

    It is what it is... for the 1979 movie Somewhere in Time (staring Christopher Reeves and Jane Seymour) a...
  22. I was reading your comments with a great deal of...

    I was reading your comments with a great deal of puzzlement... until I got to your above statements.

    I personally thing TBBT is one of the funniest shows of all time... exactly because of the...
  23. Replies
    23
    Views
    2,089

    Maybe the Ilitches have a nearby empty lot they...

    Maybe the Ilitches have a nearby empty lot they are willing to sell that the potential developer could use instead? (When hell freezes over! :eek: )
  24. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,135

    I noticed that the 1 ft. tall baseboards in many...

    I noticed that the 1 ft. tall baseboards in many of the old galleries appears to be made of the same dark gray granite as the 2 Birkerts additions (before the Michael Graves refacing). Not sure if...
  25. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,325

    Amen to that... :) I don't have a problem with...

    Amen to that... :)

    I don't have a problem with widening to 4 lanes... but is the addition of a service drive really necessary? Right now Harper Ave. is pretty much the majority of the service...
Results 1 to 25 of 499
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4
Instagram
BEST ONLINE FORUM FOR
DETROIT-BASED DISCUSSION
DetroitYES Awarded BEST OF DETROIT 2015 - Detroit MetroTimes - Best Online Forum for Detroit-based Discussion 2015

ENJOY DETROITYES?


AND HAVE ADS REMOVED DETAILS »





Welcome to DetroitYES! Kindly Consider Turning Off Your Ad BlockingX
DetroitYES! is a free service that relies on revenue from ad display [regrettably] and donations. We notice that you are using an ad-blocking program that prevents us from earning revenue during your visit.
Ads are REMOVED for Members who donate to DetroitYES! [You must be logged in for ads to disappear]
DONATE HERE »
And have Ads removed.