From the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary ---
Main Entry: thought·ful ---
1 a : absorbed in thought : MEDITATIVE b : characterized by careful reasoned thinking (a thoughtful essay)
2 a : having thoughts : HEEDFUL (became thoughtful about religion) b : given to or chosen or made with heedful anticipation of the needs and wants of others (a kind and thoughtful friend).
Fabulous Ruins is part of a Detroit history website, Detroit Yes!
There are so many (formerly beautiful) crumbling buildings and homes in Detroit, intriguing yet sad for a turn of the (previous) century nut like myself. I'm fascinated by the US from post-Civil War to the 1940s, particularly around 1900. I love Art Nouveau, Arts & Crafts and Art Deco/Streamline Moderne architecture especially.