Monday, August 05, 2013

SAY SOMETHING GOOD ABOUT DETROIT: THE GAR

RENOVATING THE GAR- (From MODEL D)

One of Detroit’s most beloved boarded-up buildings, the Grand Army of the Republic building, or simply "the G.A.R." as it's often called, is being renovated. For as long as most can likely remember, the flatiron-shaped building sat, nobly vacant, on a small, triangular lot at the intersection of Grand River and Cass avenues -- a silent sentinel guarding the northwestern edge of the central business district. For more information, click the link above. But this building has haunted driversby for as long as I have lived here. 

3 comments:

Margot Kinberg said...

Patti - Oh, what an interesting-looking building!! You can tell just from glancing at it that it's got a lot of history.

George said...

There's a lot a media buzz about LOW WINTER SUN, the AMC series that starts next Sunday. It's set in Detroit.

pattinase (abbott) said...

they have been filming it right around the corner from me.