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January 19, 2010

Forgotten Detroit

The William Livingstone House on Eliot Street in Brush Park was demolished on September 15, 2007. This house was not only famous for its long tortured decline, it was also renowned as the first commission by the young architect Albert Kahn while working for the George Mason-Zachariah Rice firm.

Here is the picture of the house in better days:

and here on Flickr

Another building by Kahn, The National Theater (1911) on Monroe Street near Greektown, then:

...and now

via Forgotten Detroit

Posted by verdiyan at January 19, 2010 01:30 PM


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