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City in Transition: 5 of Detroit's Most Famous Urban Ruins

1 month ago   |   By Marriott Traveler

Once an industrial hub that symbolized American innovation, Detroit began to fade in the late 1970's as manufacturing slowed or left the city. Today, the city is in the midst of a rebirth, but many buildings from its glory days remain abandoned or are just beginning to undergo transformations to new uses.
Here are five Detroit ruins - the city's most infamous wrecks. A visit now ensures dramatic photos worthy of Instagram:
Michigan Central Station
While never fully abandoned, the train station in Detroit has become one of its most famous ruins, having sat empty since 1988 and been bought...
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