In downtown Detroit, the streets are lined with abandoned hotels and swimming pools, ruined movie houses and schools, all evidence of the motor city's painful decline. The photographs of Yves.
Volume of abandoned homes 'absolutely terrifying' Since 2005, more than 1-in-3 Detroit properties have been foreclosed because of mortgage defaults or unpaid taxes.
Photographs of abandoned buildings, hospitals, asylums, industry, amusement parks,. A short photo essay on the abandoned train cars on Route 209 near Kingston, NY. Location History Photo Gallery. Tuesday,. Gaebler Children's Center, Gentzrode, Glenn Dale Hospital.As of 2009, 36 percent of the people in Detroit live below poverty level, as do 50 percent of the children in the city under the age of eighteen. The city is 139 square miles, which includes approximately 40 square miles of unoccupied land (an amount equivalent to the area of San Francisco), and roughly 90,000 abandoned or vacant homes and residential lots, according to the non-profit Data.Indian Village and the 12 Days of Christmas in Detroit December 2010 Untitled, photo by BareBonesDetroit The folks at BareBones Detroit are doing the Twelve Days of Christmas in Detroit, a series on some of the best things to do and see around the holidays.
I came across these images in the latest issue of Monster Children. They're part of a photo essay by French artists Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre on the 'ruins of Detroit'. They've compiled a collection of images of abandoned buildings in and around the city of Detroit. The city had lead a massive boom in the American economy with its heavy industry and manufacturing in the first half of the.
Bill, those flickr photo sets are of specific buildings in Detroit. In general, Detroit is a living, thriving, and very large city. There are a million people living in the City of Detroit, and several million more living in the outlying areas (“suburbs”). Most of the city is intact and in decent to good condition.
A goat walks through a deserted school classroom in the village of Voynitsa, some 100 kms (60 miles) north of the capital Sofia, at the heart of Bulgaria's northwestern region, on December 6, 2011.
Jane Cooper School is far from being alone in this insane circus of waste and destruction. There was a recent photo essay done from various buildings that got some national attention, but all those photos are incorrectly mislabeled “Jane Cooper” when they in fact come from a number of different schools.
Here are the books—fiction, non-fiction, and photographic—that no Detroit bookshelf should be without. We chose books that were about or feature Detroit, but not necessarily those written by a.
And when a parent shows up to find a child’s classroom abandoned,. 200 Detroit Public Schools buildings have. put forward by the Senate bill disregard the needs of Detroit’s children.
Detroit: An American Autopsy is a combination of gritty reportage and personal memories punctuated with a vein of dark humor that tells the author's story of his attempt to understand what has happened to his city. Detroit is where Charlie LeDuff grew up and after some time away, where he lives now.
Haunting photo-essay on rotting buildings in Detroit - Boing Boing Photos from abandoned 1901 hydroelectric power plant - Boing Boing Photos: Abandoned sattelite devoured by earth - Boing Boing.
DETROIT—Rochelle McCaskill was in her bathroom about to rinse the soap off her hands when the water stopped. Slowed by lupus and other ailments, she made her way to a bedroom window, peered out.
As Time Magazine detailed in a photo essay, there are playgrounds and apartment buildings, community centers and hospitals. Museums and government facilities wait for visitors who never arrive. No children go to the schools. No workers wait for buses on the many fully built roads and highways. Are the buildings shoddy or poorly built?
Photo essay: What’s growing in West Virginia’s urban. he remembers when all that grew here were the 20 tomato plants he and some local children forced. “And so it’s been abandoned.