January 1st, 2010

Roseanne Rosanadana

The Grandiose Decay of Abandoned Detroit

[Yet another pictorial on Detroit's abandoned places:]

http://io9.com/5435724/the-grandiose-decay-of-abandoned-detroit/gallery/

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]