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Urban Decay Lures Hollywood To Gary

08/17/2011 11:33 am ET | Updated Oct 17, 2011

When Gary, Indiana was booming, the city’s factories belched a constant cycle of smoke and steel. When the industrial hub thirty miles south of Chicago went bust, those buildings decayed with equal fervor.

The steel industry has not returned, but the crumbling remains of Gary’s last viable economy are offering some small hope of a new one.

Flickr photo by Amy Loves Yah.

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