Detroit

photo: © David Moenkhaus - all rights reserved 773 612-4166

© David Moenkhaus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sam’s Loans – Detroit, MI – 2009

 

 

If you click on the Sam’s Loans photograph, it will take you to a Google Streetview in Detroit, of the colorfully painted building on

Michigan Ave. And you’ll see that it’s had a facelift.

Depending on where you click around in Streetview though, you will see the building

change back to the way it looked in this photograph.

It’s a cool little Google Streetview anomaly and I’m sure this will change once Google sends another camera car down the famous street.

 

I made the image above while on a visit to Detroit a few years ago and while we were there we made the pilgrimage to the Michigan Central Station to pay our respects, photograph the great building, and see what kind of shape it was in.

They say they’re going to restore it.

photo: © David Moenkhaus - all rights reserved 773 612-4166

© David Moenkhaus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

South view Michigan Central Station – Detroit 2009

 


 

according to Wikipedia: “The building is of the Beaux-Arts Classical style of architecture, and was designed by the

Warren & Wetmore and Reed & Stem firms who also designed New York City’s Grand Central Terminal.

 


 

I worked and lived in Detroit for the first part of my career and I still love going back because it’s still a special place to me. 

 

The collection of images below are from a 2010 visit to the Motor City to see Pat Metheny and his Orchestrion Project.

He was playing at The Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts which is close to Commerica Park, home of the Detroit Tigers.

 

photo: © David Moenkhaus - all rights reserved 773 612-4166

© David Moenkhaus

photo: © David Moenkhaus - all rights reserved 773 612-4166

©David Moenkhaus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

photo: © David Moenkhaus - all rights reserved 773 612-4166

©David Moenkhaus

 

 

 

 

photo: © David Moenkhaus - all rights reserved 773 612-4166

© David Moenkhaus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

photo: © David Moenkhaus - all rights reserved 773 612-4166

©David Moenkhaus

 

 

 

 

 

photo: © David Moenkhaus - all rights reserved 773 612-4166

© David Moenkhaus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

photo: © David Moenkhaus - all rights reserved 773 612-4166

© David Moenkhaus     5/14/10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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