August 1st, 2002

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I found this along Chene Avenue just north of Detroit's downtown area. It is a fabulous example of urban decay and extends for an entire city block. One corner of the two story structure is actually hanging over the sidewalk...and there are no barriers to keep pedestrians from passing in harm's way!! I plan to go back with a better camera to capture more of this place.

Incidentally, the sign near one of the doors reads: "This Building is being WATCHED." (drawing of staring eyes looking right at you...) "Stop Halloween fires." Yup...Detroit sometimes has dozens of abandoned buildings burn down on Devil's Night as the locals torch them for entertainment.

(apologies to all if this appears twice, or more...I was editing and suddenly it was gone entirely...so I'm reposting this...)