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Northville Psychiatric Hospital. Source.

Northville Psychiatric Hospital. Source.

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For nearly 30 years, the historic Hotel Charlevoix has sat vacant in downtown Detroit.
Most of the floors have remained a mystery because the owner removed the stairways. But with a bit of courage and muscle, we ascended the building and precarious fire escape, getting a rare glimpse of the interior.

Source and more photos: Motor City Muckraker

For nearly 30 years, the historic Hotel Charlevoix has sat vacant in downtown Detroit.

Most of the floors have remained a mystery because the owner removed the stairways. But with a bit of courage and muscle, we ascended the building and precarious fire escape, getting a rare glimpse of the interior.

Source and more photos: Motor City Muckraker

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Fordite. Source. Layers of paint from the automotive frames in Ford plants - learn more here.

Fordite. Source. Layers of paint from the automotive frames in Ford plants - learn more here.

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Detroit Tigers Stadium. Source.

Detroit Tigers Stadium. Source.

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Holiday D Light. Source.

Holiday D Light. Source.

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Detroit in Winter.  From the 100 Abandoned Houses Project.

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"If it weren’t for the Chicagos and Detroits and Toledos, the terrible things would spread out across the whole country and make trouble for everybody else. Such places were collectors of badness in the way hospitals were collectors of the sick and damaged."

— Stephen Dobyns

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Happy 311th Birthday, Detroit.

Happy 311th Birthday, Detroit.

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This blog is Made In Detroit, and occasionally Motor City Proud.