Detroit town is falling down...

Niki May Young
Monday 28 Jul 2008

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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United States
Civic Buildings Urban design

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