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Archive for the ‘Old City / New City’ Category

Monday, April 27, 2015 August 20, 2014 near Milford in western Oakland County.

End of the Suburbs

Friday, January 9, 2015 Marsha Music, whose legal name is Marsha Battle Philpot, at her alma mater with its new owner Robert Elmes. Photos taken December 10, 2014.

Could Highland Park Be Gentrified?

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 Robert Elmes, 48, a native of British Columbia, at Highland Park High School which he bought in November for $49,000.

NYC Art/Real Estate Formula Here

Monday, November 24, 2014 A movie set worker approaches photographer asking him to leave the scene. The Eddystone and Park Ave Hotels excite film makers and other creative people. They show loss and potential at the same time. This photo taken Nov. 7, 2014, the day on which Detroit's bankruptcy was approved.

Ilitch Parking Lot Legacy

Sunday, September 7, 2014 Greg Crawford and Maina Petry in November 2013, outside the home they bought on Bethune St. in October.

Perma-Culture House

Friday, August 1, 2014 Sam Szabla in the basement of 159 Taylor, Detroit. He toured the house for the first time in December after buying it in the auction for about $5,000 in October. Steel I beams are considered high-end for  home construction even today.

Seemed Like an Investor

Monday, May 19, 2014 Joel Batterman, a transit advocate with MOSES, a top the pile of rubble next to charred pine beams.

Mourning Fallen Church

Friday, May 2, 2014 'Beyond Bankruptcy' was the 2-day conference organized by MOSES, the HAAS Institute and the Damon Keith Center at Wayne State University Law School.

Bankruptcy #1– Pensions

Friday, March 21, 2014 Landy has blueprints drawn for Cass Tech High School in 1919. Landy tried to help Cass alumni save the building from the wrecking ball in 2011.

Sue, Sell And Less To Landfills