Detroit

David Byrne: “As I ride around town on this trip I pass mile after mile of residential neighborhoods in which most, or at least half, of the houses are simply gone, while others are boarded up, burnt out and one or two are still inhabited. This isn’t in the suburbs or rural countryside—this is close to downtown:”

Wow, what a great read. Hat tip Daniel Jalkut.

I don’t know why I’m so taken with Detroit, but I am, and have been for quite a while now.

2 Replies to “Detroit”

  1. I have always been fascinated by vacant/abandoned pieces of architecture. I’ve seen a lot of photo essays of the decline of Detroit, interesting and sad at the same time.

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