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Monday, February 21, 2011

Heaven or Hell?

Detroit has over 12,000 abandoned houses, a small number of which have been documented by photographer Kevin Bauman's in his haunting 100 Abandoned Houses project.  The city is offering many of these homes free or for trivial amounts of money and in a few places little island of anti-blight are growing.  My first thought was "a renovator's dream!" but the scale of the urban decay soon overwhelms.