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    Abandonment has plagued even Detroit's finest neighborhoods and structures, and this shuttered church is no exception. This church, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, was a casualty of the recent foreclosure crisis, which has seen the surrounding neighborhood littered with shuttered structures. There were, simply, no more people left to fill the seats.

    Detroit, Michigan

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    1. Ride My Pony [deleted] 73 months ago | reply

      Great shot man. Nicely composed. Awesome place.

    2. DCohen1 73 months ago | reply

      The church would be full if it was a house to praise Geoff George.

    3. gatsbyj 73 months ago | reply

      That is quite a lovely place. Nice shot

      St. Elsewhere

    4. jensenl 73 months ago | reply

      Amazingly beautiful.

    5. Luv 2 Flickr 73 months ago | reply

      What a beautiful church this has been. But why would they just close the doors and not remove any of the things from inside? Were they thinking it was just temporarily closed? Great shot!
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    6. Kurt Sichtig 52 months ago | reply

      I hope they offer a guided photo tour through detroit in the future. It's very inspiring to see these photos of aged shabby but once splendid architecture. sometimes the witnesses of the shiny days are more interesting then the boring present. i hope i will get there some time, too.

      This is what i mean: www.ftd.de/lifestyle/entertainment/:fotografie-die-ruinen... (just click through the pics)

    7. marchesinraimondo 33 months ago | reply

      ottima prospettiva geometrica,beautiful!

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