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The Grandiose Decay of Abandoned Detroit [Modern Ruins]

December 30, 2009

via io9 by Lauren Davis on 12/28/09


Nearly a third of Detroit’s homes are vacant, and along with the residences, the city’s stately hotels and cultural centers have been abandoned as well, falling into dramatic disrepair, their grand ruins still showing the promises of a once-booming city.

Ruins of Detroit [Yves Marchand & Romain Meffre Photography via Twitter]

United Artists Theater
Michigan Central Station
Farwell Building
Broderick Tower
Whitney Building
Bank Vault
Ballroom, Fort Wayne Hotel
East Methodist Church
Library
Fisher Body 21 Plant
Ballroom, Lee Plaza Hotel

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