The ruins of Detroit


Michigan Central Station.

Photos from Yves Marchand & Romain Meffre (above) and Forgotten Detroit (below), the latter being an extensive catalogue of urban dereliction.


The station waiting room.

Update: Environmental Graffiti today has a post speculating which American cities might be the lost cities of the future. Detroit is number three; go here to see which others they choose.

Previously on { feuilleton }
Ephemeral architecture
The temples of Angkor
St Pancras in Spheroview
Adolph Sutro’s Gingerbread Palace
Hungarian water towers