Detroit in ruins

Idle Packard plant

Time magazine has a collection of eleven pictures taken by Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre documenting Detroit’s Beautiful, Horrible Decline. I have read about that city’s woes, but this collection manages to drive home the point in a manner both grim and beautiful.

Hat tip: Ryan Avent’s The Bellows

Update: Somewhat oddly, it seems Time has two separate collections of imagery of Detroit’s collapse. The second collection is by Sean Hemmerle, and can be found here. I cannot see anything to suggest these collections are related, or in what order they appeared, but they have to be related, I would assume.


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