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Detroit Decline

from Mail Online

Dying Detroit: Haunting photos of crumbling neighbourhoods highlight the terrible decline of America's once-great Motor City

Detroit a city with the most stunning pre-depression architecture in the country, is currently in ruins, waiting for economic revival. French photographers Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre set out to document the cities decaying and abandoned treasures.

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Brush Park, Detroit in the 1900's. The area experiences a decline in the 20th Century. The Great Depression led to many mansions being subdivided into apartments and others fell to disuse. Many of the mansions are beyond repair, some demolished. But the area is experiencing a revival. Frost House is seen in the middle. Now demolished

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from Mail Online

Dying Detroit: Haunting photos of crumbling neighbourhoods highlight the terrible decline of America's once-great Motor City

Unbelievable: The Highland Park police station is the most shocking of the portraits by Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre. Mugshots litter the floor Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article

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from TIME.com

Detroit's Beautiful, Horrible Decline - Photo Essays

United Artists Theater, Detroit. This spectacular Spanish Gothic theater, built in 1928, was closed in the 1970s. by Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre

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