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Photos: The Ruins of Detroit

Up and down Detroit’s streets, buildings stand abandoned and in ruin. French photographers Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre set out to document the decline of an American city. Their book “The Ruins of Detroit“, a document of decaying buildings frozen in time, was published in December 2010.

from The Atlantic

A World Without People

The interior of the abandoned Martyrs of Uganda Catholic Church, in Detroit, Michigan, on December 18, 2011. (Reuters/Mark Blinch)

from nytimes.com

Detroit by Air

The stark contrast between the haves and have-nots is apparent from above; so too is the city’s rebound.

from Co.Design

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from Curbed Detroit

The Silverdome: 54 Photos Inside the Ruined NFL Stadium

The Silverdome in Detroit lost its roof and pieces of it still liter the field and stands. Click through for more images of this abandoned stadium.

Up and down Detroit’s streets, buildings stand abandoned and in ruin. French photographers Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre set out to document the decline of an American city. Their book “The Ruins of Detroit“, a document of decaying buildings frozen in time, was published in December 2010. From the photographers’ website: Ruins are the visible symbols and landmarks of our societies and their changes, small pieces of history in suspension.