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Detroit ruins, Detroit, United States

Monday 28 Jul 2008
 

Detroit town is falling down...

 
Lee Plaza Hotel exterior - Copyright: Forgotten Detroit 
 
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Editorial

A shadow of its formal glory much of Detroit now lies in ruins 

Detroit was once a place of stunning pre-depression architecture with ornamental flourishing commonplace and thriving industrial centres. Now the buildings lie vacant and crumbling awaiting intervention on a massive scale or, sadly, demolition.

Matthew Freedman discusses the tale of this crumbling city in his comment.

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