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Detroit Abandoned Buildings

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 ...

Detroit's Abandoned Buildings Flood With City Water From Broken Pipes

AP | COREY WILLIAMS | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

DETROIT (AP) — Torrents of water spew from broken pipes in Detroit's Crosman School, cascading down stairs before pooling on the warped tile of what...

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-stre...

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. ...

Creativity Unleashed Inside Southwest's Jail Cell Art Studios

AP | David Runk | Posted 08.09.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT — For Hugo Navarro, the 5-by-9-foot jail cell that serves as his studio in southwest Detroit is an admittedly creepy place to immerse himsel...

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.