Michelle Pfeiffer, Al Pacino Frankie and Johnny
Still one of my favorite movies
Blast from my past
Loreena McKennitt - The Visit
Demolition Doll Rods - Queen Bee Drag Racin’
Twilight - Gerald Leslie Brockhurst
Roofs with overhanging eaves are a trademark of Prairie School architecture. #Detroit #WayneState #PrairieSchool #GeorgeDMason #FrankLloydWright #CassAvenue (at Rands House (WSU))
GEORGE HOYNINGEN-HUENE (1900-1968)
Divers, Swimwear by Izod, 1930
gelatin silver print, 9¾ x 7¾in. (25 x 19.8cm.)
Still one of my all-time favorite photographs and photographers.
I’ve been bit and I’ve been tossed around
By every she-rat in this town
Monkey Man - The Rolling Stones
The 1910 census reveals my mysterious Hungarian/Polish grandfather & his family lived on Mack Avenue, near this jail on Russell street (now Eastern Market). Thankfully he wasn’t IN jail. He was only 1 year old.
Prior to the jail being built this land was used as a cemetery. They dug up the bodies and relocated them elsewhere (Elmwood, Mt. Elliot & Woodmere). But when building Shed #1 for Eastern Market - and later when digging for the Fisher Freeway - they discovered not ALL the bodies had been moved. OOPS. Ghosts have been spotted, of course.
What a great photo - look at the armed guard on the roof. I’m going to pretend that’s my grandpa in the baby stroller.
By the 1920 census the family had moved to southwest Detroit - away from the jail, but right near a cemetery. God, I love my family (I live by a cemetery now…it’s in the genes).
Credit: Detroit circa 1910. “House of Correction.” 8x10 glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.
From Shorpy: http://www.shorpy.com/node/17551
Don’t come lookin’ for no sympathy, ‘cause
You lied to me before.
You Lied To Me Before - The Treez