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Detroit Madonna

The  Lady  stands on the roof of the south tower Now a beacon to those freeway bound Oversized and bright to signify her power Within the church and community hound. Atop the corbelled, carved parapet Her gilding gleams a bright … Continue reading

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23 and Mound

It came down, it came down At 23 and Mound, it came down Union men and women pursuing the American dream Clocked their hours at Ford Trim in Utica, Michigan Their families financially secure it would seem Working for pensions, 30-years-and-out, was the plan. … Continue reading

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American Beauty

The American Beauty organization was housed in the Albert Kahn-designed American Beauty Building on Woodward Avenue in Detroit. The building stood for 95 years.    It was torn down in August 2012.  It was on the National Register of Historic Places, … Continue reading

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