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Motown falls

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Published 1/25/2006

From: Cybelle Codish
To:Brian Smith
Date: January 23, 2006 1:04:30 PM
Subject: Motown Building Demolition

Hey Brian,

After thinking about what kind of a quote would best describe the experience of seeing this beautiful landmark fall -- a structure build by one of the most important architects of our time (Albert Kahn), but also the last inhabitants of which helped to give our city a sound -- the only words that come to mind are:

I’ve just witnessed an assisted suicide...

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