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    Let me know what you find about the Ys. I am...

    Let me know what you find about the Ys. I am also trying to track down what's what because Parducci worked on several of them.
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    Pretty good guess.

    Pretty good guess.
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    another white guy, how I got to Detroit and why I...

    another white guy, how I got to Detroit and why I left is too long and not really germane.
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    a brief follow up, the reliefs have been...

    a brief follow up, the reliefs have been discovered in, of all places, East Lansing.
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    Wow. These are the pictures I needed. Thanks. ...

    Wow. These are the pictures I needed. Thanks. You can see the difference between the building as designed (see drawing in another posting) that includes a ten (carp math) story YMCA section on...
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    Courts, lawyers and judges would be fine as long...

    Courts, lawyers and judges would be fine as long as they are standing in front of the building. I do believe that the sculptures still exist, they are now in East Lansing and I am chatting with...
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    I found this one too, but it is not very helpful.

    I found this one too, but it is not very helpful.
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    I found this picture too, however it seemed to me...

    I found this picture too, however it seemed to me that this was not going to be one I could use. I don't really care when the picture is taken. When I last went to photograph the building I found a...
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    thanks for the link, Lowell. I am exploring how...

    thanks for the link, Lowell.
    I am exploring how to set up my Shadowing Parducci web site even as we speak, so to speak, and shall be in the first four people to hear about it when it is realized.
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    More Parducci

    I knew that I had not been here in a while when I found a message over 5 years old waiting for me. I am working on a book that is no longer a book but a website called "Shadowing Parducci" that will...
  11. I am fine, nice to see a few familiar faces. My...

    I am fine, nice to see a few familiar faces. My "other life" aka "offline" is a bit overwhelming, but this is one of my homes. I don't think this publication is from any university, I think that...
  12. I am pretty sure that CP did not do anything on...

    I am pretty sure that CP did not do anything on this building.
    However, I just discovered a selvpublished book - no author listed called something like 'Sculpture on Buildings by Corrado Parducci' ...
  13. The statue has definitely grabbed my attention,...

    The statue has definitely grabbed my attention, but I am also curious as to what, if anything, is on the cartouche, or keystone above the statue. What we need is a foot soldier to visit the site,...
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    the prize is that you get to supply a picture for...

    the prize is that you get to supply a picture for my (so called) book - especially if it turns out to be something that looks to be designed by Kahn. eeeeeek
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    No one has mentioned that there are a few cute...

    No one has mentioned that there are a few cute Parducci details to be spotted around the main entrance and, if I recall correctly (getting to be a dicer and dicer proposition) on one of side sides...
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    We (Hawkins Ferry and I) have this Richardsonian...

    We (Hawkins Ferry and I) have this Richardsonian Romanesque styled YMCA as being built in 1883, designed by one of Detroit's premier architectural firms, Mason and Rice, Mason being the fellow who...
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    Okay you cemetery hounds

    QUICK.
    Who can locate the Booth Mausoleum for me. Hint. It was designed by Albert Kahn and featured details by . . .. (to be cont.)
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    McGarth & Dohman. Thanks McC. Spelling has never...

    McGarth & Dohman. Thanks McC. Spelling has never been a strong suit of mine, or of Parducci's either - which is where I go "Doman." eek
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    Detroit architects McGarth and Dohman

    I am looking for information a Detroit architectural firm called McGarth & Dohman. What do you know about them? eeek
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    Thanks English. Glad to find that you are still...

    Thanks English. Glad to find that you are still here, haven't died or anything. eek
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    Anyone here able to spell "urban mith?" No, make...

    Anyone here able to spell "urban mith?" No, make that "Yrban myth" no make that . . . ............... ? eeek
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    Well, despite Jeff's absence I see some other...

    Well, despite Jeff's absence I see some other things have not changed around here. Ya try to be nice and suddenly you are in the middle of a fight. An international one, no less. eek
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    shocked

    I'm shocked to discover this message the day that I re-up to the forum. Besides having a wonderful lunch with Jeff, he helped me out a lot in my last visit to Detroit (2004) by getting me permission...
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