Love letters to the city

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One Woodward Ave., Minolta SRT-102, Kodak Ektar 100

Oh, Detroit.

You’re not what you were. You won’t be the same tomorrow, either. You had a heyday, you declined, then a recession. Today, a resurgence. You are loved and loathed, fought over, talked about, dismissed, underestimated, maligned, deified, abandoned, thriving. Through it all, you stand tall. You’ve got chops. You are what we make of you, but you have your own heart and our stories don’t define you.

I didn’t appreciate you when I grew up in your suburbs. I left; you called me back. Today I honor you–your shape-shifting, your grit, your perseverance.

So nice, I like you twice.

I took these double exposures on a sunny and not-so-cold New Year’s Day. Seemed a perfect way to honor the old and ring in the new.

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Penobscot Bulding, Minolta SRT-102, Kodak Ektar 100
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Federal Building, Minolta SRT-102, Kodak Ektar 100
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Westin Book Cadillac, Minolta SRT-102, Kodak Ektar 100
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Book Tower, Minolta SRT-102, Kodak Ektar 100

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