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Old January 1st, 2011, 07:23 PM   #1
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Old January 1st, 2011, 07:23 PM   #2
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Great photos!
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Old January 1st, 2011, 07:40 PM   #3
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Great architecture, even if the city looks completely dead.
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Old January 1st, 2011, 08:32 PM   #4
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Detroit has some really good looking buildings, all around the city of different styles. It's just such a shame the city has no life whatsoever.
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Old January 1st, 2011, 09:44 PM   #5
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Great examples of American architecture. Big city. Looks very interesting.
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Old January 1st, 2011, 10:35 PM   #6
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Very nice photos. But...where is everybody?
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Old January 2nd, 2011, 01:47 AM   #7
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Very interesting pictures! But the city looks like ghost town.
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Old January 2nd, 2011, 03:14 AM   #8
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Great pictures, love the look of this city a lot.
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Old January 2nd, 2011, 04:26 PM   #9
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But the city looks like ghost town.
They have 4G. That's why.
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Old January 2nd, 2011, 06:09 PM   #10
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I think it gives it an eerie impression.
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Old January 2nd, 2011, 08:04 PM   #11
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I don't liked the ghost town appearance, but fo sure the buildings are very gorgeous. Nice city, huh?
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Old January 2nd, 2011, 09:45 PM   #12
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the city always looks so empty ????
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Old January 2nd, 2011, 10:56 PM   #13
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Amazing! Detroit is one of the most interesting cities in the world. I hope they don't demolish the historic buildings to lower the offer of square meters.
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Old January 2nd, 2011, 11:07 PM   #14
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These pics are really nice compared to most views of Detroit I've seen. Maybe it's because you show only pics from downtown. This city is usually thought to be total ruin, with highest unemployment and crime rates in States. Is this situation changing?
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Old January 2nd, 2011, 11:58 PM   #15
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These pics are really nice compared to most views of Detroit I've seen. Maybe it's because you show only pics from downtown. This city is usually thought to be total ruin, with highest unemployment and crime rates in States. Is this situation changing?
the most dangerous city always changes, but detroit has been in the top 5 for years. the reason why it always looks terrible is because the population has gone down considerably. look closely at these pictures and you'll notice some of these buildings are abandoned

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Old January 3rd, 2011, 02:49 AM   #16
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I love this decaying appearence. Nice pics!
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Old January 3rd, 2011, 05:34 AM   #17
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Detroit has been getting a lot of positive coverage in 2010 -- e.g., the NY Times, which ran a series of at least six or seven articles covering the efforts at urban renewal by local artists, activists, local business people -- many of them young people in their 20s and 30s. Impressive.

Similar things have happened in other US cities. But the possibilities in Detroit are on a much grander scale.

Some of the comments on this thread (based mostly on appearances) seem absolutely CLUELESS when it comes to all this recent coverage.

In any case, how Detroit fares in the coming years is certainly of great interest to me. I think any person who claims to have any interest in cities and urban renewal would feel the same way -- with or without the benefit of pretty pictures.
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Old January 3rd, 2011, 06:11 AM   #18
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Someday Detroit is going to get it's mojo back. If these buildings are still standing when that happens it will be an amazing city.
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Old January 3rd, 2011, 07:42 AM   #19
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Nice but the buildings need a lot of maintenance. Too bad the buildings are being neglected.

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Old January 3rd, 2011, 08:37 AM   #20
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Really eerie, hardly any signs of life.
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