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    Just saw this today from Reuters.... "New...

    Just saw this today from Reuters....

    "New Tesla registrations in California nearly HALVES in 4th quarter."
    ...
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    Stasu1213 is our new conspiracy theorist, now...

    Stasu1213 is our new conspiracy theorist, now that Gannon has sadly passed away. So like with our late long time poster Gannon, I think sometimes his posts have a sprinkling of conspiracy, rather...
  3. Here is an architectural plan for NYC Grand...

    Here is an architectural plan for NYC Grand Central Station which included a tower above the station. I'm no expert on the history of this building, but it does look as though the original plans for...
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    Parducci Youtube video.... ...

    Parducci Youtube video....

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CtCi208LKWQ
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    Brooklyn is fast being gentrified, and the poorer...

    Brooklyn is fast being gentrified, and the poorer blacks that are being squeezed out are not happy about it.
  6. Had you seen the Bel Air Shopping Center back...

    Had you seen the Bel Air Shopping Center back around 2001 when Eminem had his world premier of "8 Mile" at their movie theatres, it was a shopping center that was holding its' own.

    However, like...
  7. The planned total is 150 caissons for the block,...

    The planned total is 150 caissons for the block, and 18 for the tower.
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    What you believe has all already been stated in...

    What you believe has all already been stated in the online and print media... as well as the fact that the proposed developer is lying that the only way to get an insured loan is for the theatre to...
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    If there is structural failure, then yes... not...

    If there is structural failure, then yes... not much can be done. But if it is missing plasterwork... then that can be recast with molds made up of surviving work... since these theatres had...
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    Parducci was amazing... I love his plasterwork...

    Parducci was amazing... I love his plasterwork ceiling to the Meadowbrook Hall Christopher Wren dining room, and his Art Deco entrance reliefs at the Guardian Building....
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    On Crain's Detroit... there is a nice commentary...

    On Crain's Detroit... there is a nice commentary by former Preservation Detroit Executive Director Francis Grunow, on why the Detroit United Artists Theatre should be saved. If you cannot get past...
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    HA!! ;) Gnome... 2 years ago that's the way it...

    HA!! ;) Gnome... 2 years ago that's the way it looked in the 6 ft. easement I have behind my garage... but I cut them down to about 2 ft. stumps last year... and again this year. I want to take...
  13. Not sure I follow your logic. The RenCen...

    Not sure I follow your logic. The RenCen Wintergarten was planned for all retail/restaurant, but failed. The Hudson's Wintergarten is on floors that are all office space.
  14. Sorry, but that's not quite correct. There are...

    Sorry, but that's not quite correct. There are many hundreds of apartment buildings of 2-6 stories that still are found along the mile roads and other secondary commercial streets of Detroit. Here...
  15. Let's see... Gilbert is working on the new...

    Let's see... Gilbert is working on the new jails/courts site on E. Warren, the $303 million Book Tower/Bldg. restoration, and putting up the crane for the Hudson's block... so he's not telling us the...
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    That would be 100 regular trees and 4400 invasive...

    That would be 100 regular trees and 4400 invasive alleyway Ghetto Palms.... :p
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    Because of the St. Lawrence Seaway lock sizes,...

    Because of the St. Lawrence Seaway lock sizes, and the lock size/width of the Welland Canal, the longest seaworty ship that can enter the Great Lakes is 740 ft. Great Lakes 1000 ft. ore carriers are...
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    You need to go to the Wayne County Treasurer's...

    You need to go to the Wayne County Treasurer's office (I believe they may still be in the same building as Fishbones/Greektown). They will tell you all the info you need to know, including how to...
  19. Oh my.... I don't trust a lot of what they do in...

    Oh my.... I don't trust a lot of what they do in the way of development... :eek:

    Those are many of the same people that give the Ilitches the right of way to turn downtown into parking lots...:(
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    ^It may be about 2 years old, but it is the most recent video.

    There is one thing that has bothered me about the Hudson Block development... and that is that there is about 250,000 sq. ft. of...
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    Well considering that I got my house mortgage...

    Well considering that I got my house mortgage thru Quicken (Bedrock) in 1990, when they were just a little company in the Bingham Center's 30800 Telegraph Rd. (2nd floor) beginnings... 25+ years is...
  22. I thought someone mentioned 150 caissons on the...

    I thought someone mentioned 150 caissons on the block, and 18 on the tower....
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    Thanks for the image... that is coming down....

    Reason for the sideways photo: You originally took the image sideways with your mobile device. So a lot of online software will rotate it again to...
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    On a slightly different note... Earl's Bike...

    On a slightly different note... Earl's Bike Shop.... Detroit far east side... Harper Ave. & Audobon, near Whittier (1 block west of St. Matthew's Catholic Church)... building still there, but store...
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    Back in Post #2 of this thread from 2018, I show...

    Back in Post #2 of this thread from 2018, I show how the exterior of the Majestic Theatre looked before and after the 1930s Woodward Ave. widening.... we should give credit to the 1930s designers......
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