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Sams, Detroit MI Built Sams at this site from 1925 to 1985

S.S. Kresge Co. Later known as KMart.  Had one in Elkhart.  Best sub sandwich around!   Also the lunch counter was fun.

Kresge 5 & We had a Kresge next door to the Liberty Supermarket at Roebuck Shopping City. My best friend married the manager and moved off to Arkansas!

Bob-Lo/Bob-lo Boat: Detroit's answer to New York's Coney Island, Bob-lo Island amusement park opened in 1898 and featured several attractions. However, the most popular and famous attractions were not the rides at the park, but the steamer boats that transported park goers from Detroit - the S.S. Columbia and the S.S. Ste. Claire, affectionately referred to as The Bob-Lo Boats.

Bob-Lo/Bob-lo Boat: Detroit's answer to New York's Coney Island, Bob-lo Island…

Detroit's Fox Theatre marquee — The Motortown Revue 1966

Growing Up in Detroit in the 50s and 60s

This is the famous Fox Theater on Woodward Avenue in downtown Detroit. This is circa during the glorious era of Motown. Check out who's on the marque.

Detroit train station

Detroit's most photographed ruin, the Michigan Central Depot, looks majestic in the early morning light in this image by Julian Bibb of Detroit.

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