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January 21, 2008

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The Modesto Kid

Did you see this post, about a "Ghetto Pietà"? Pretty beautiful. On rereading it appears to be in Pittsburgh, not Detroit. Still.

Kaleberg

Have you ever been to Venice. It used to be a rather dynamic city built around banking, ship building and trade. It sort of punked out some time ago, but it's still full of amazing buildings. By the 18th century people started going to Venice just to suck up the desuetude.

Detroit is like that. Maybe, someday, it will be a glamorous tourist location with its haunted skyscrapers and ancient movie theatres.

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