urban decay


Human Geography

This row of house on Exeter between Seven Mile and Penrose in Northern Detroit shows the progression of increased blight starting in 2009 (top picture), 2011 (middle), and 2013 (bottom).

Using Google Street View to Track Urban Decay

The Michigan city of Detroit has an estimated 20 square miles of vacant, abandoned and underused land.  Over the past twenty years, more than 250,00 residents have left the 139 square mile city which now is home to about 700,000.  At its peak, Detroit held over 1.8 million residents in the […]