Thursday, August 20, 2009

Death in Detroit

Even houses die in the land of the UAW. There are an estimated 10,000 abandoned homes in the city of union solidarity

More pics here.


  1. This is so awesome I always wondered what a modern town would look like after it is reclaimed by nature after seeing pictures of ancient Mayan temples and such that were similarly reclaimed.

    Now, if Rolfe Winkler were here he'd be arguing that a lot of wealth could be generated by bulldozing these homes...

  2. Where's the 'money for money pits' program. We could pay people $4500 to sell their houses to demolition contractors, who can strip out anything of value and then demolish the house.

    Maybe we could sell it all back to the indians.

  3. Taylor,

    this is what it would look like: