This past week, during my first visit to Detroit, I photographed (like so many photographers before me) the ruins, abandoned buildings and vacant lots that dot the city. By day two and three I started to find the places in between, the spaces that are perhaps less documented and many of the elements that attest to the city’s resilience--a city whose rug was pulled from under (again and again).
The images here are a selection of photographs taken in Detroit during five cold April days.
Statue of Pope John Paul II in Hamtramck
Clean lines at Lafayette Park. Mies van der Rohe's townhouses and a Fiat 500
Vacant Michigan Central Station seen from parking garage of MGM Grand casino
Knitted superhero costume by Mark Newport at Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit
More images here.