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Detroit Abandoned Buildings

What Makes A City Unhappy?

Pacific Standard | Dana McMahan | Posted 11.24.2014 | Home

I live in two of the country’s saddest cities. At least that’s if I’m to believe the results of a National Bureau of Economic Research working p...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Meet The Guy Who Just Bought 6,000-Plus Neglected Properties In Detroit

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 10.30.2014 | HuffPost Home

The name sounds catchy, even cute: the "blight bundle." Its contents, however, are far less appealing: 6,350 properties -- mostly abandoned homes in d...

Here's What Happens When You Abandon A Football Stadium

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 04.29.2014 | Sports

It's been just 12 years since the Detroit Lions moved to Ford Field, a stadium constructed for the NFL team in downtown Detroit. But the Pontiac Silve...

Detroit's Abandoned Ruins Are Captivating, But Are They Bad For Neighborhoods?

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Home

For some, Detroit is symbolized by hulking ruins like the Michigan Central Depot, a 100-year-old train station that's sat empty for decades and drawn ...

Why Battling Blight Is Crucial To Detroit's Future

Reuters | Posted 09.24.2013 | Detroit

By Nick Carey DETROIT, July 25 (Reuters) - If you want to tackle Detroit's thousands of abandoned homes and trash-strewn and overgrown...

Tear It Down? Why The Packard Plant Needs To Go

Detroit Free Press | Posted 12.02.2012 | Detroit

Like a crumbling headstone to a long-dead time, it sprawls over 35 acres of Detroit, a half-mile stretch of broken concrete and bricks and trouble. ...

LOOK: Memories Of Mumford

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 07.25.2012 | Detroit

As plans continue on a new $52 million new building set to open in fall, crews ramped up the nine-week demolition of Samuel C. Mumford High School in ...

Empty Buildings No Longer Abandoned

Colin Darke | Posted 02.19.2012 | Detroit
Colin Darke

That's the problem with photographs, paintings and videos about the abandoned buildings in Detroit. They're obvious. So when an artist comes along and brings a fresh viewpoint, it can really tilt your perspective.