Random Terms

Isaac Kremer/ October 28, 2023/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

The Architecture Glossary is a multi-year project to gather commonly occurring architectural terms and create a visual index. The latest numbers of terms and photos follow: Date Terms Terms Web % Terms Web Photos % Photos Web 2023-10-22 35,076 19,230 54.82% 2,446 12.71% Whenever visiting the website a “Glossary Random Terms” list is generated on the right side of the

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Historic Preservation and Master Planning in Flat Rock

Isaac Kremer/ September 12, 2007/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

In recent years Flat Rock has made great strides with historic preservation. This includes successful moving and rehabilitation of buildings which otherwise would have been demolished; rehabilitation of several other buildings on site; applying for a state historical marker and National Register listing for the Ford Motor Co. Lamp Factory; and recently applying for Preserve America designation. Despite this progress,

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Downriver Review – Letters from Louisiana

Isaac Kremer/ April 16, 2006/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Letters from Louisiana, Letter 1, published January 22, 2006 The call came in late on Friday afternoon – I was to leave for Louisiana in three days. From that moment a sense of apprehension grew inside of me like hunger. Actually, it probably was hunger because for the next several days I lost my appetite and I could hardly sleep.

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Creating Experiences on Main Street

Isaac Kremer/ December 11, 2005/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Wyandotte is starting to discover now what other historic cities like Charleston and Savannah have known for nearly seventy years, and what cities across the U.S. have realized since the advent of the historic preservation movement in the 1960’s – that places which are interesting, distinct, visually stimulating, historically rich, and different from any-other-place are the one’s that survive in

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Preserving Wyandotte’s Theater

Isaac Kremer/ November 13, 2005/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Wyandotte has enjoyed live performance and entertainment downtown for well over a century – but not today. In previous articles we spoke about the Marx/Rialto Theater that was on the site of the Stroh’s Ice Cream Parlor. This was joined by several other theaters downtown, which added to the vitality of our community by providing a place for people to

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