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Detroit Celebrates 100 Years of Demolishing Itself

Corktown residents concerned about the apparent Hoffa-hunt going on in Roosevelt Park can relax: the series of trenches in front of the old train station are the work of Wayne State archaeologists investigating the neighborhood cleared by the Michigan Central Railroad to build its station's grand entryway. There's even some backstory on the real estate agent who made the big purchase, who we are proud to nominate for Hottest Broker of 1911. [Detroit News]