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A Secret Tour: Detroit’s Forgotten Architectural Landmarks

r August 2, 2013 | B Home Decor

It’s strange to think that many once iconic landmarks across the nation now stand dilapidated and abandoned.¬†Detroit is home to one of the most stunning collections of pre-depression architecture in the world.With decades of sweeping urban flight and a plummeting population, many of these treasures sit vacant, waiting for economic revival. Through a little bit of urban exploration, David Kohrman¬†chronicles the current state of a few of these landmarks at¬†Forgotten Detroit. Let’s take a walk through a few of these once-grand monuments. Michigan Central Depot In the early 20th century this train depot and shopping arcade was constructed in the beaux-arts neoclassical style. It was modeled after an ancient Roman bathhouse with an impressive vaulted ceiling. Passenger traffic to the…

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