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  1. Pretty sure that's Notre Dame and Regina Catholic...

    Pretty sure that's Notre Dame and Regina Catholic high schools on the Harper Woods side of Kelly that're shown at 22:12.
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    I don't remember the name of that Korean...

    I don't remember the name of that Korean restaurant, but I do recall that Calvin Trillin gave it a good review. It's a Chinese restaurant now called Chan's.
  3. Only thing I turned up is this from a Free Press...

    Only thing I turned up is this from a Free Press article quoted in another forum:

    https://www.urbanplanet.org/forums/topic/714-time-capsule-found-in-detroit/?do=findComment&comment=6167

    " CIVIL...
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    So many trees downtown!

    So many trees downtown!
  5. Thread: Is DYes Ok?

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    Except that now when I click on a thread link it...

    Except that now when I click on a thread link it switches from Desktop to Mobile view, which didn't happen before. Again this is with Opera Mini on a tablet. I don't have access with any other...
  6. Thread: Is DYes Ok?

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    Yes, thank you.

    Yes, thank you.
  7. Thread: Is DYes Ok?

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    Forum view is fucked up

    As of today each thread's info is displayed vertically instead of horizontally using desktop view in Opera Mini.
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    The 1885 map is from a Detroit atlas which was...

    The 1885 map is from a Detroit atlas which was produced by a different publisher than the Wayne County atlases.

    Links for accessing or downloading the atlases at archive.org are in this post:...
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    That section wasn't subdivided yet in 1855....

    That section wasn't subdivided yet in 1855. Curiously, adding up the numbers of acres in all sections of the Ten Thousand Acre Tract only comes to 9,139.92 acres.


    29897


    On the 1885 map the...
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    Edison Illuminating Co.? What's the safety pin...

    Edison Illuminating Co.? What's the safety pin for? - that thing needs to be bolted down.
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    A while ago now I was walking home from Vegas...

    A while ago now I was walking home from Vegas Market and heard St. Jude's bell pealing and realized that the reason I haven't been hearing it at home is because the two story Heilman Middle School...
  12. I don't know if my grandmother could understand...

    I don't know if my grandmother could understand Yiddish. She wasn't Jewish, but she did work in Germany for some time as girl, so I suppose she knew some German. The village she came from was...
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    At the bottom of both the Headlines page...

    At the bottom of both the Headlines page and Tour Detroit page under "DETROIT YES NAVIGATION" are two links:
    Search DetroitYES
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  14. My grandmother told me there was a Jew who came...

    My grandmother told me there was a Jew who came from the same small village in Poland as she did who traveled through her neighborhood collecting rags and who sold household notions such as needles...
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    Hers was nylon as I stated. I still have the...

    Hers was nylon as I stated. I still have the dress that her godmother sewed as well as a roll of the fabric. It's a heavy gauge. I never asked, but I suspect that even if they'd had silk parachutes...
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    I think that's where my Mom bought the nylon...

    I think that's where my Mom bought the nylon parachute material used to make her wedding gown in '47.
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    Is it vinyl? I wonder if they're using 3D...

    Is it vinyl? I wonder if they're using 3D printers.
  18. I haven't had any luck finding my paternal...

    I haven't had any luck finding my paternal grandfather's death certificate although with use of the asterik as a wild card and only the initial and final letters of his last name I believe my search...
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    CBC says the Detroit River is flowing in the...

    CBC says the Detroit River is flowing in the opposite direction.
  20. Yes, the search at PlacePromo doesn't seem to be...

    Yes, the search at PlacePromo doesn't seem to be working, but there are photos of adresses on Avery starting on page 4 going through to page 8 of the Detroit list. Check nearby adresses as the photo...
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    There are some photos of the Bel-Air here:...

    There are some photos of the Bel-Air here: http://waterwinterwonderland.com/driveintheaters.aspx?id=29&Type=1
    Ted Rogvoy was the architect.
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    Another color photo of the Grand Circus location....

    Another color photo of the Grand Circus location.

    http://media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/3e/ed/c4/3eedc4c815c5f6920d88aea0aa725f95.jpg

    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/204280533072311097/
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    For me when I was a kid, in the '60s, the Bel-Air...

    For me when I was a kid, in the '60s, the Bel-Air Drive In and the Four Winds shop (which I think was at Schoenner across from Arlan's) were the architectual eye- catchers on 8 Mile.
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    According to HistoricDetroit, the statues weren't...

    According to HistoricDetroit, the statues weren't contracted for until March 14, 1904:
    http://historicdetroit.org/building/old-wayne-county-building/

    There's another moonlight tower in front of...
  25. They're already picking up brush and junk left...

    They're already picking up brush and junk left out on the easements here in NE 48205 today. Our regular pick-up day is not till Wednsday.
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