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Saint Andrews Hall - Detroit
Originally built in 1907, it was converted into a concert hall in 1980. With a capacity of 1,000 people, this has been one of Detroit's top places to see a concert ever since. Originally the place to see alternative bands before they got HUGE ( Blur, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Soundgarden, Nine Inch Nails, Nirvana, Pearl Jam, etc ) , the audience became a little more diverse in the 90's. I've played both the main stage upstairs as well as the Shelter downstairs once each.
Observation Deck coming to Penobscot Building
Guardian Building, photo by Michael G Smith Sometimes I find things and forget to post about them. A couple weeks ago, there was a feature from WXYZ in Detroit that the Detroit’s Penobscot Bu…
Victorian Detroit (Detroit Wasn't Always the Motor City)
Detroit. The Motor City. Motown. Murder City. Car Capital of the World. Yep - that's the Detroit I know... ~~~~~Detroit - A Victorian Metropolis~~~~~ Wait-----what?? Yep. Detroit, this industrialized Rust Belt grunge town was once at the height of Victoriana. Gas Street Light on Gratiot Avenue 1882 A frontier town in what was considered the west at the turn of the 19th century, Detroit grew in size as the decades progressed. And as the town slowly turned into a city, the frontier town…
(From left to right) a Detroit police detective, Abraham Burnstein, and Purple gang lawyer Edward Kennedy Jr. Photo was taken during the 1928 Purple gang extortion trial. A jury found the gang not guilty because too many were afraid to testify against a purple gang member. From: Detroit's Infamous Purple Gang by Paul R. Kavieff
Cruisin’ the Original: Woodward Avenue
Cruising Woodward, 1951 (above) …the seriousness of the times (1950s) did not dampen a growing love of cars and the freedom experienced by driving them. These young Detroiters found their car…