Tag Archives: Detroit

AMC Headquarters in Detroit

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The American Motor Corporation (AMC) began as an appliance producer known as the Kelvinator Corporation. Founded in 1916 by Nathanial Wales, the company manufactured refrigerators and other household appliances. They released the first refrigerator in 1925. As the company’s operations … Continue reading

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George Brady School – Detroit

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The Goerge Brady School opened in 1923 and served 350 students with thirteen teachers during its first year in operation. It was named after George Newton Brady, a native Detroit businessman known for his involvement in various charities, including the … Continue reading

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Saint Agnes – Martyres of Uganda Catholic Church

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Architecture The St. Agnes Church property included a church, school, rectory and convent. Architecture firm Van Leyen, Schilling, Keough, and Reynolds designed all of the buildings on site in the Neo-Gothic style. The school was constructed in 1916 and the … Continue reading

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Abandoned United Community Hospital

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The shiny modernist structure must have been a site when it rose from the ground in the early 1970s. Architecture firm Eberle M. Smith Associates designed the building in 1971 and construction was completed in 1974. The building’s rigid geometric … Continue reading

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Abandoned Homes in Detroit

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The images are from a recent trip to Detroit. Since the photos in this post are of random apartment houses I don’t have anything in the way of historical information. So, I’ll do my best to describe the building’s sense … Continue reading

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