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Dormant Michigan State Fairground Site to Make Way for Amazon Distribution Center

Detroit officials have been trying to find a new life for the former site of the Michigan State Fair for a long time. Amazon will fill the void, according to a redevelopment proposal announced last week.

August 16, 2020 - Detroit Free Press

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The Architectural Glory of Historic Warehouses

Chicago warehouses were once built with architectural flair, but today’s industrial structures don’t come close.

March 15, 2020 - Chicago Tribune

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Amazon's Omnipresence in American Cities

In Baltimore, Amazon is at the center of a complicated web of products, services, and industries that is virtually impossible to avoid.

December 18, 2019 - The New York Times

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