Mike Steinhauer

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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.

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