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Saying Goodbye To The Lafayette Building

Located on Lafayette at Michigan Avenue in Downtown Detroit, this Neo-classical styled 14 story building opened in 1923. It closed in 1997 and is in the process of being demolished. At one time there was a competition among graffiti artists to cover the windows of this building with their art. If you came weak, you'd find your art scraped off the window and replaced by anothers work.

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Taken on November 14, 2009