Detroit

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We, the cheapskates, parked in the farthest advertised parking lot from the Detroit Tigers’ stadium. Paying $5 and walking a mile was preferable to spending $25 to park directly across from Comerica Park. I admire the architecture of old buildings, so I snapped several photos along our walk to the stadium.

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Some of the buildings were seemingly abandoned.

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Rebecca’s hat nearly fell off while craning her neck to peer at the tall buildings.

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Our resident teenager didn’t want to pose by the tiger statue, but we compelled him nevertheless.

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After the game, Dad drove around a bit, since the kids had never before been in downtown Detroit.

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I captured these photos through the sunroof of my Pacifica.

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These buildings are much higher than anything in our local cities.

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I imagine the residents of Detroit chuckled at us gaping country folk.

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The Renaissance Center

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A glimpse of Ontario, Canada across the Detroit River.

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Tons of traffic.

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Dejected buildings.

Eye-opening.

Grateful that we can return home to the peace of country life.

5.2.12

P.S. Christian’s version of downtown Detroit may be viewed here.

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One thought on “Detroit

  1. Kristine says:

    Great photos! I love downtowns for the mix of old and new too. Looks like you had so much fun, Heather!

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