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  1. My thoughts and prayers for the friends and...

    My thoughts and prayers for the friends and family of Gannon... his sharp wit and contributions will be missed...
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    So sad to read that so soon after losing Django...

    So sad to read that so soon after losing Django :( the world needs more people that care and love their communities..and they both did just that from all I read and heard about them..many...
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    My condolences I always enjoyed his take on...

    My condolences I always enjoyed his take on issues whether I agreed with him or not. A voice that will be missed RIP
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    I have grown up in Chatham and currently live in...

    I have grown up in Chatham and currently live in Lighthouse Cove so please let me know if you have any specific questions. Chatham is a nice town with low living costs and housing is plentiful. Check...
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    Thank you so much p69rrh51 my Uncle has an old...

    Thank you so much p69rrh51 my Uncle has an old and I think incomplete copy of the book but to see it in digital is wonderful. BTW your work on Detroit architects has helped connect me to my family...
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    Just a quick update on Burbrook my Uncle (his...

    Just a quick update on Burbrook my Uncle (his grandfather was Marcus so he spent summmers at Burbrook )and cousin got a tour of the new and almost completely restored Burbrook and it looks amazing!
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    I saw it last weekend in Windsor and it leaves...

    I saw it last weekend in Windsor and it leaves you with both mad respect for the people trying to deliver services like fire/police/emt and great sadness for what they have to deliver them. A real...
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    No thank You!

    My great grandfather was Marcus Burrowes and your thread has helped connect me to that history and introduce me to so much more about architects in Detroit. I can't thank you enough for you devotion...
  9. One of the odd differences in the US and Canada...

    One of the odd differences in the US and Canada is the way people drive on freeways..if you drive the 401 generally slower traffic on the right fast traffic on the left..if you drive slow in the left...
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    This is great news! My grandmother grew up in...

    This is great news! My grandmother grew up in that house and it was agonizing to watch it slowly rot away..great job by the Farmington Hills historical group and the new owners. I have not been able...
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    I like the Grand Trunk pub on Woodward and...

    I like the Grand Trunk pub on Woodward and Congres...http://www.grandtrunkpub.com/
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    I bought a tile a Pewabic that said 'Life is...

    I bought a tile a Pewabic that said 'Life is Worth Living in Detroit' or the Michigan tile 'Enjoy the Beauty & Bounty Michigan'
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    The duty free and gas bar are only used by...

    The duty free and gas bar are only used by Canadians on the way home. We are too afraid to stop at a gas bar in detroit never mind the party stores. It's a real shame about the bridge because of the...
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    My sister was down from Calgary last week so we...

    My sister was down from Calgary last week so we got tickets to the Tigers Yankees game and decided to spend the day in Detroit to visit some Burrowes designed homes,Pewabic Pottery and go to Burbrook...
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    thanks for the photos and stories

    thanks for the reminicences DR. Did you ever get to meet Gilles Villeneuve? any other F1 tales would be greatly appreciated!
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    Update on Historic Burrowes home in Farmington

    Saw this article on Burbrook which is Marcus' Burrowes house in Farmington. My Grandmother was his daughter and there are many happy memories of this house in our family.

    Burrowes home in...
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    I stumbled on this site looking for the address...

    I stumbled on this site looking for the address to Burbrook as my grandmother's father is Marcus and she grew up there! It still looms large in the memory of my mom and uncle and they will be so sad...
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