House of Vans Pop-Up Detroit Photos

Vans set up shop at Jefferson School in Detroit to reopen its doors to the community with workshops, concerts and a skatepark. With the frigid tempatures outside the locals flocked to the institution to take advantage of everyhing they had to offer. –Jordan Joseffer

 

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It's so cold in the D     Photo: Brook

 

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Jefferson School

 

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The Wig frozen over across the street

 

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When was the last time you were excited about going to school?

 

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The gymnasium

 

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A look inside Mr. Joe Brook's classroom

 

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Steve Van Doren popped in with Christian Hosoi to welcome everyone

 

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Photo: Brook

 

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Detroit locals: Shane Rogers, Dan Mancina, Rob Plus Woelkers and Evan Hutchings    Photo: Brook

 

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Zered Bassett and his kickflip from the "Adroit in Detroit" featured in Thrasher     Photo: Brook

 

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Excellent class, Joe!     Photo: Kirsch

 

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Protomartyr packed the school auditorium

 

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Down the hall, Chad Bowers and Greg Hunt – Mind Field Alumni     Photo: Brook

 

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AVE reminisces

 

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Master of the bass, Thundercat took the stage to close out the first night

 

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Average concert views nowadays

 

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Class dissmissed

 

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ZelooperZ put in some work while people watched

 

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Sydney James

 

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Desires kicked off the "Sessions" which gave some local talent a chance to hit the stage

 

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Chuke Wise dressed up to get down

 

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Nick Jaskey – Detroit native, artist and skateboarder     Photo: Brook

 

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Justin Henry gets a back Smith over the bar on the Quasi obsticle

 

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Steve Van Doren and his daughter Kristy pass out t-shirts to everyone

 

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Popped on over to another classroom for a cartooning workshop with Mr. Jay Howell

 

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Cartooning secrets were revealed

 

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Kelsey Lu

 

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In between sets I popped in to check out Niagra's (of Destroy All Monsters) artwork

 

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Joyce Manor got the crowd moving

 

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Stagedive thataway

 

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Everyone in the school tried to jam into the auditorium for Danny Brown's set

 

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These guys have a problem...

 

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"Push!"

 

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A couple of successful security bargers

 

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"No one else even think about it!"

 

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Detroit's finest, Danny Brown

 

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Bras started flying on stage

 

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Killed it

 

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And that's a wrap. Grab a poster on your way out. Thanks Vans!

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