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Detroit Ruins

A Tiger Posed In An Abandoned Factory, Or When Ruin Photography Becomes Exploitation

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 08.24.2015 | Arts

A viral story about a tiger getting loose during a photo shoot in an abandoned Detroit factory was untrue and overblown, photographer David Yarrow sai...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Artfully Dilapidated Gingerbread Houses Represent Detroit's Fight Against Neighborhood Blight | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 12.24.2014 | Good News

Most of these gingerbread houses look like art projects gone wrong, with their shattered cookie windows and crumbling candy walls covered in peeling f...

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 ...

People Are Skiing In Detroit's Abandoned Buildings

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.25.2014 | Weird News

Here's one thing to do with all the abandoned buildings in Detroit: turn them into urban ski slopes. "Tracing Skylines," a movie by Poor Boyz Produ...

PHOTOS: Modern Ruins In Abandoned Detroit | Posted 02.04.2014 | Detroit

For more on Yves Marchand's and Romain Meffre's work, visit their website....

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

A Stunning Look At Detroit's Abandoned Past | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 10.18.2013 | HuffPost Home

In Detroit, you can still wander past houses built in the 1800s and towering buildings from the masters of 20th century design. Though the city's arch...

LOOK: Before It Was Abandoned..

Posted 03.09.2013 | Detroit

It may seem like Detroit's Packard Plant has always been an abandoned cavernous, often smoldering ruin. So a vintage advertisement posted on Imgur and...

The Power of Ruin: Detroit and the Artistic Mind

Nancy Kotting | Posted 05.06.2013 | Detroit
Nancy Kotting

Detroit is functioning, excelling and overachieving in ways that do not have precedent anywhere else on Earth, and therefore it is profoundly difficult to recognize for those stuck in old paradigms, dreaming of resurrection and emerald cities.

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: Remembering An Iconic Industrial Ruin

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 03.02.2012 | Detroit

After more than a decade of controversy, one of Detroit's most iconic abandoned buildings is set to be demolished. Dominic Cristini, who claims sol...