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Devil's Night For Firefighters In Detroit Saturday
Firefighterhourly.com ^ | October 30, 2009 | Firefighter Hourly

Posted on 10/30/2009 6:54:14 PM PDT by Son House

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To: Son House
Here's a tour of the historic buildings in Detroit that are gone or going. Among them are some architectural masterpieces, as well as such places as the first Model T factory and Hudson's Department Store, where my Mother-in-Law shopped as a little girl.

The Fabulous Ruins of Detroit Tour

41 posted on 10/30/2009 8:40:49 PM PDT by Pan_Yan (All gray areas are fabrications.)
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To: Son House

Detroit- City in Ruins

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XeUQLMEwUz4&feature=fvw

Set to the rhythms of Marvin Gaye’s What’s Going On? and Inner City Blues, this video captures the fabulous ruins of Detroit, past and present.


42 posted on 10/30/2009 8:42:51 PM PDT by Son House (2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Hear and See Democrats put the CON in CONgress)
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To: Son House

http://www.providencefirevideos.com/

Providence Fire Videos, Inc. specializes in filming quality video of news events such as fires, accidents and severe weather. We also film department profiles, assist in fire investigations, grants, accident reconstruction and interviews.
Latest Video Footage

Detroit battles multi buildings

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tIiqeV4GcZU

2 buildings and a garage were fully involved upon FD arrival on Medbury St on Oct 27. Watch full video in my special edition of Detroit Devils Week at http://www.providencefirevideos.com/


43 posted on 10/30/2009 8:44:54 PM PDT by Son House (2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Hear and See Democrats put the CON in CONgress)
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To: rdl6989

“Why do these idiots burn their own neighborhoods?”

I’ve always wondered that about Watts in Los Angeles, too!


44 posted on 10/30/2009 8:46:05 PM PDT by SatinDoll (NO Foreign Nationals as our President!!)
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To: Son House

“Detroit has about 40,000 foreclosed homes”

Your tax dollars at work. Most of these are taxpayer subsidized sub prime mortgages.


45 posted on 10/30/2009 8:46:59 PM PDT by detective
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To: Son House

Maybe sink the economy , traditional marxist style.


46 posted on 10/30/2009 8:48:04 PM PDT by himno hero
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To: detective

Yep, always kinda thought many who shown up here in Minnesota for the easy welfare found the grass wasn’t so green, and left within days


47 posted on 10/30/2009 9:02:37 PM PDT by Son House (2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Hear and See Democrats put the CON in CONgress)
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To: Texas Eagle
DemocRAT Night For Firefighters In Detroit Saturday

DemocRAT Night For Firefighters In Detroit Friday

There, fixed it

48 posted on 10/30/2009 9:08:21 PM PDT by fellowpatriot
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To: Son House

Detroit burned to the ground in 1803. Maybe time for a re-do and start over.

Detroit Denby - Class of 1967


49 posted on 10/30/2009 9:23:18 PM PDT by wetgundog (" Extremism in the Defense of Liberty is no Vice")
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To: Son House
http://www.100abandonedhouses.com
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50 posted on 10/30/2009 9:26:26 PM PDT by Son House (2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Hear and See Democrats put the CON in CONgress)
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To: wetgundog

Detroit Osborn, class of 1981.


51 posted on 10/30/2009 9:33:34 PM PDT by Springman (Rest In Peace YaYa123)
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To: Springman

Found a site with some good historic reference;

Forgotten Detroit
http://www.forgottendetroit.com/

Detroit is known for one of the most stunning collections of pre-depression architecture in the world. The past two decades have seen several of these treasures sit vacant, waiting for economic revival. On these pages you will find information about the past, present, and future situations of a few of these landmarks. It is my hope that this information helps you gain an appreciation for the importance of both the history and continued survival of these buildings.

- Statler ***
- Book-Cadillac ***
- Fort Shelby ***
- Lee Plaza
- Madison-Lenox ***
- Tuller ***

United Artists -
*** Madison -
National -
*** Adams -

- Metropolitan Bldg.
- Kales Bldg. ***
- Farwell Bldg.
- People’s Outfitting ***

Michigan Central -
G.A.R. -
Fisher Body 21 -
*** St. Cyrils -
*** Jefferson Baptist -


52 posted on 10/30/2009 9:39:41 PM PDT by Son House (2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Hear and See Democrats put the CON in CONgress)
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To: Son House

"B U R N, B A B Y, B U R N !!!!

53 posted on 10/30/2009 9:44:00 PM PDT by airborne (I'm from an older generation. When killing the enemy was a good thing!)
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To: Springman; sergeantdave; cyclotic; netmilsmom; RatsDawg; PGalt; FreedomHammer; queenkathy; ...

If you would like to be added or dropped from the Michigan ping list, please freepmail me.


54 posted on 10/30/2009 9:49:17 PM PDT by grellis (I am Jill's overwhelming sense of disgust.)
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To: Son House

<Yep, just watched a bunch of them, unbelievable that is an American city.

Same here. It’s amazing, and terribly sad. I went to UM in Ann Arbor in the 70’s and frequently went into Detroit for rock concerts. You couldn’t pay me to go there now.

What I don’t understand it, where did the people go? Did they just abandon their homes? I know that many cities such as Philly have lost population, but it looks like Detroit has lost almost everyone. When I went to UM, many of my classmates from Detroit had recently moved out of town to the suburbs after the riots. OK, that happened a lot of places, but I can’t think of anywhere that looks as bad as Detroit. And did all the abandoned places belong to whites and middle class blacks? Are the only ones left now the poor blacks? Often, when one group leaves, another takes it place. How come no group - Hispanics, Vietnamese, etc have moved into these areas? Even the riot-torn areas of DC eventually were re-habbed and people and businesses moved back in. What happened, or didn’t happen, here?

I’m not from Michigan, but I married a Michigander and my heart is there. I just don’t get what happened to Detroit.


55 posted on 10/30/2009 10:01:38 PM PDT by radiohead (Buy ammo, get your kids out of government schools, pray for the Republic.)
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To: Son House
"Detroit has gone from a city to a war zone."

I have the perfect solution to all of their problems:


56 posted on 10/30/2009 11:40:15 PM PDT by Prole (Please pray for the families of Chris and Channon. May God always watch over them.)
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To: cripplecreek
"Detroit has gone Mad Max and now they’re starting to flow down the highways into neighboring cities."

Then "lock and load" if you gottem'.

57 posted on 10/30/2009 11:43:16 PM PDT by A Navy Vet (An Oath Is Forever.)
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To: Texas Eagle
"DemocRAT Night"

Speaking of democrats, where is Obama's homey Kwame Kilpatrick hiding these days?

He did an outstanding job with Detroit.


58 posted on 10/30/2009 11:45:48 PM PDT by Prole (Please pray for the families of Chris and Channon. May God always watch over them.)
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To: Son House
Sheesh, it seems that art (movies) does sometimes follow life.

Hell Night is a story line in a movie called, "THE CROW". The bad guys would light the town on fire every Halloween just for laughs.

59 posted on 10/30/2009 11:49:28 PM PDT by A Navy Vet (An Oath Is Forever.)
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To: wetgundog

Pershing class of 1957


60 posted on 10/31/2009 12:56:59 AM PDT by goat granny
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