Detroit, Michigan: Totem Car

Someone has propped a junked car on its nose and painted its trunk, roof, hood and base ledge with a colorful totem (or tiki). Graffiti morons have obliterated part of the art.
1948 Alfred St., Detroit, MI
Northeast of downtown. From M-3/Gratiot Ave. turn north onto St. Aubin St., then make the second left onto Alfred St. Drive a half-block. You'll see the car on the left.
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Paint It Black.

Totem Car

The Totem Car is painted solid black now.

[Jeff Foushee, 11/27/2019]

Prep for new design? Dark Times ahead?

Totem car.

Totem Car

This upright car is brightly painted with totem-like designs. It's a place where people can gather or worship with each other.

[jtsortofbored, 11/20/2018]

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