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We are almost finished with one of our most extensive projects to date: mapping the Detroit Fire Department.

In this project, we not only show current (and ever shrinking) resources, we also dig into the glorious past of the DFD.

Detroit built some of the largest and grandest stations in the country. Some are still in use, some are closed, many were razed and many still sit empty and neglected. The city has attempted to even sell some of these stations to private developers and citizens to raise revenue.

Make sure and visit the past and present at

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