Since 2005, Detroit has closed more than 100 of its schools. Many former school buildings were poorly secured - and are now open to the elements.
Detroit's abandoned churches range from single-room chapels to Gothic cathedrals.
Downtown Detroit's architecture is a curious mix between the very new and the very old, with many unique buildings.
With nearly one third of all houses in Detroit being vacant, neighborhoods are constantly evolving and changing.
Health and Safety
Police & fire stations, Hospitals, and other public service buildings.