The sights and sounds of my new backyard - the forests and buildings of The Grand Traverse Commons. Formerly the Northern Michigan Asylum for the Insane built in 1885 (and later renamed the Traverse City State Hospital), the Commons is now one of the United State's largest historical preservation and redevelopment sites.

Find out more about the place, the community and the history at

Filmed and Edited by Aaron Dennis

Time-lapses shot using the awesome Dynamic Perception Stage Zero Dolly and MX2 DollyEngine. Find out more at

Filmed using a Panasonic GH2 and a Canon 7D.
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