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Around 1921, a photographer stood at the north corner of Bagley Street and Grand River Avenue, and captured this view of the Hotel Statler.  Note the parking sign in the foreground.  Motorists exceeding the one hour parking limit were charged one dollar on their first off...

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William Francis “Frank” Murphy (April 13, 1890 – July 19, 1949) Politician and jurist from Michigan. He was named to the Supreme Court of the United States in 1940 after a political career that included stints as Governor of Michigan and Mayor of Detroit. He also served as the last Governor General of the Philippine Islands and the first High Commissioner of the Philippines. (Wikipedia)...

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recommended: opening tonight in 2 locations, 6-8p: “ANOTHER LOOK at DETROIT: PARTS 1 and 2” curated by Todd Levin Marianne Boesky Gallery, 509 W24th St., NYC Marlborough Chelsea Gallery, 545 W25th St., NYC A joint project between Marianne Boesky Gallery and Marlborough Chelsea, Another Look at Detroit presents works and objects by over fifty artists, designers, and cultural contri...

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