Dying Detroit: Haunting photos of crumbling neighbourhoods highlight the terrible decline of America's once-great Motor City

Dying Detroit: Haunting photos of crumbling neighbourhoods highlight the terrible decline of America's once-great Motor City

William Livingstone House, from the series 'Ruins of Detroit' by Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre - It's so sad to see these beautiful buildings turn to rubble

These side-by-side images reveal the true course of the Motor City's descent into squalor.

We gathered 30 photos showing you past and present condition of the same buildings and streets. Take a look at the fall of Detroit.

Detroit's decline is a distinctively capitalist failure  The auto industry Big Three were loyal only to shareholders, not the people of Detroit. The city was gutted by that social choice

Detroit's decline is a distinctively capitalist failure

Detroit's decline is a distinctively capitalist failure The auto industry Big Three were loyal only to shareholders, not the people of Detroit. The city was gutted by that social choice

The 40 Most Breathtaking Abandoned Places In The World

These Abandoned Places Around the World are Coming Straight From Your Nightmares

Movie Theater in Detroit, Michigan. With Detroit’s decline, many of its historic buildings have fallen into disuse. This movie theater is both a fascinating and sad example. Photo by Foire Saint Germain.

Nine Reasons Why Detroit Failed

Nine Reasons Why Detroit Failed

The documentary "Detropia" focuses on Detroit decline, but also the people still there who are working on bringing it back. Interview with the directors.

A Haunting Look At Detroit, Its Inhabitants, And Its Attempts At Revival

The documentary "Detropia" focuses on Detroit decline, but also the people still there who are working on bringing it back. Interview with the directors.

The United Artists Theater in Detroit, derelict and open to the elements. Detroit has suffered economically more than any other major U.S. city

Dying Detroit: Haunting photos of crumbling neighbourhoods highlight the terrible decline of America's once-great Motor City

Yves Marchand & Romain Meffre (French, b. 1981 & United Artists Theater, 2005 ©Yves Marchand & Romain Meffre/Courtesy of Edwynn Houk Gallery

Unbelievable: The Highland Park police station is the most shocking of the portraits by Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre. Mugshots litter the floor    Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article

Dying Detroit: Haunting photos of crumbling neighbourhoods highlight the terrible decline of America's once-great Motor City

16 Eerie And Heartbreaking Photos Of Detroit's Decline

16 Eerie And Heartbreaking Photos Of Detroit's Decline

Photo Of Detroit's Decline ~ On Thursday Detroit filed for bankruptcy

Haunting Images Of Detroit's Decline - these photos are beautiful and the abandonment is fascinating.

PHOTOS: Haunting Images Of Detroit's Decline

It is just so sad the way that Detroit has went down.Michigan Central Station, from "The ruins of Detroit" by Yves Marchand & Romain Meffre (Steidl)

Haunting Images Of Detroit's Decline (PHOTOS)

PHOTOS: Haunting Images Of Detroit's Decline

This is the floor dentist cabinet of the David Broderick Tower in Detroit. Abandoned now.

A forlorn note: Looking more like a war zone - or an underwater shot of the Titanic - the ballroom of the Lee Plaza Hotel and its upturned grand piano is a sorry sight    Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1370199/Detroit-Haunting-photos-crumbling-remains-highlight-decline-Motor-City.html#ixzz1kuLBVtAm

Dying Detroit: Haunting photos of crumbling neighbourhoods highlight the terrible decline of America's once-great Motor City

Yves Marchand & Romain Meffre Photography - The Ruins of Detroit - Ballroom, Lee Plaza Hotel. It's mind-boggling to me that they just up and left things like a grand piano.

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