Cass Corridor’s Infamous Temple Hotel Finally Bites the Dust – Demolition Watch – Curbed Detroit Pour one out for the Temple Hotel. The storied safe haven for prostitution, drugs, and other historic mainstays of the Cass Corridor was demolished today, emitting what had to be an especially disgusting plume of dust. Yes, R.I.P. you biohazardous den of iniquity. […]
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The domino buildings were the headquarters of GM
The biggest problem with shooting ruins is that the best dumps are almost always in the shittiest neighborhoods.
Some shots in and around the Packard Plant in Detroit.
They seem to have a shrine at the Packard plant in Detroit. A couple more shots through the gaping Sleestak maw.
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This is Pitcher Street in Kalamazoo. Once a bustling industrial section, it is slowly giving way to taggers and decay. The closing of Checker left a rotting carcass behind. The east side of the street is a wasteland; the west slowly withers, given over to the relentless taggers, artists and imbecilic juggalos. It’s just a question of who is stronger. the businesses hanging on, or entropy, atrophy and anarchy.
This is a Checker Marathon. Below is what remains of their whelping grounds. More “ruin porn” after the jump. Read More