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Friday, January 21, 2011

Detroit gothic

“Thirty-five per cent of the inner city has become uninhabitable. French photographers Yves Marchand and Roman Meffre have documented its ruins at the start of the 21st Century, and their book of photos (now published in Germany) shows the end of an era.”

http://www.spiegel.de/international/zeitgeist/0,1518,739986,00.html#ref=nlint  is a link to the article, with background information on Albert Kahn, the architect of many buildings in Detroit.

A gallery of 36 photos is here.