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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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