The Geo-Ornithology of Detroit

Once you see the #eaglepants you’ll never unsee them

This essay was written for Midwest Architectural Journeys, an excellent collection of essays about buildings and spaces across the center of the United States. Though the essay is about Detroit, the photos in this online version are from other cities. Use the text to find Detroit geo-eagles on your own. Buy the book and support small publishers!

Exploring a city for the first time, one chooses what threads they will pull to understand the architecture of the place…



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