|More views from atop the Penobscot:|
The Belle Isle Bridge & Belle Isle --
Belle Isle is a giant park of an island, designed by Frederick Law Olmsted in the 19th century. There are fireflies there, enough of a forest that you can forget there's a giant city beside you, and large floating objects knocking against the breakers at night that can make you think they're the corpses of murder victims.
|The People Mover (a.k.a., "The Train That Goes Nowhere"), a subsidized boondoggle that runs a short distance through downtown Detroit, providing splendid views of abandoned buildings, graffiti, & squatters' quarters.|
|The ancient Aztecs used to perform human sacrifices atop the Guardian building.|
|The Ambassador Bridge, gateway to lousy Canadian pizza and a lack of urban blight to look at. We stayed only long enough to choke down our pizza.|
|I seem to have become obsessed with the Michigan Central Railroad Station.|