“Photos of ruined buildings in Detroit” is it’s own genre of picture gallery at this point, and the articles can become tiresome. This one is good, though, and short. This is just a small sample of the absolutely beautiful architecture rotting to death in the Motor City.
Operating on a scale never before attempted in this country, the city would demolish houses in some of the most desolate sections of Detroit and move residents into stronger neighborhoods. Roughly a quarter of the 139-square-mile city could go from urban to semi-rural.