Monday, December 19, 2011

Detroit in Ruins (Part II)

The ballroom at the Lee Plaza Hotel (Yves Marchand & Romain Meffre Photography)

Michigan Theater - the most beautiful parking lot in the world

Michigan Theater
Michigan Theater
Eastown Theater
Eastown Theater

The Grande Ballroom started out as a jazz venue, but later became famous as a rock venue. Among those that performed on its stage were Pink Floyd, Chuck Berry and the Velvet Underground. It closed in 1972 and has stood empty ever since:

The Waiting Room at Michigan Central Station:

Bagley-Clifford Office of the National Bank of Detroit:

Yves Marchand and Romaine Meffre Photography

The Michigan Central Depot
The Palace Theater is not in Detroit, but rather Gary, Indiana. Photographed by Andrew Moore, I had to include it...

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