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The abandoned neighborhood of the week

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Vanishing neighborhoods

Each summer Detroit’s abandoned neighborhoods begin to disappear as nature advances. As winter approaches, and the overgrowth recedes, the houses and evidence of former homes reemerges. But with each passing year, the evidence grows more faint.

Ironically, on the same day I put up this post, I found a similar post on Sweet Juniper by James Griffioen.

Detroit’s wildflowers

As more and more of Detroit is abandoned, former yards become fields filled with wildflowers.