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March 23, 2011

"haunting images of detroit's decline"

an incredible slide show of fallen buildings in detroit :: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/03/23/detroit-decline_n_813696.html#218521


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Heartbreaking!

Posted by: Ed Atkeson at March 23, 2011 11:06 PM

incredible. It looks like a post war zone. Such large decadent buildings just left to rot.

Posted by: laura at March 25, 2011 2:33 AM

I have actually played paintball in the old Packard plant building. It's huge.

I think the last paying tenant in that building, a metal coatings company, just moved out.

Posted by: JohnP at March 25, 2011 10:59 PM

I am comparing these pics to the time-lapse vid you posted earlier. In the vid, NYC has an eternal, sentry quality to it... everyone going about their business as the city silently bears witness as time passes; always there, giant mirrors reflecting our activity back at us. Then you look at what a decade or two did to Detroit and you realize that NYC of the now will be all but forgotten. The Chrysler Building will crumble.

Posted by: Absinthe-Green at March 31, 2011 1:16 PM

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