Detroit vs. Everybody
Detroit, As Is (Jordano & Rothman) David and His Son Teo, East Village, Detroit, 2012 David has just purchased this magnificent 10,000-square-foot Georgian Mansion in the Historic East Village neighborhood after it sat empty for a few years. It was in serious need of updating, but the basic structure was sound. Contrary to the outward appearance, the interior is plain and the layout simple. David lives here with his wife and three childre
Fabulous Ruins Table of Contents
Michigan Central Railroad Station Gateway to immigrants and visitors to Detroit for decades, Michigan Central Railroad Station saw millions of people pass through its doors. Now a massive ruin of eerie proportions it houses a single visitor. Partially visible in the right door, a local wino has taken refuge from the misting rain with his bottle of wine.
The "Black Jesus" at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit
The "Black Jesus" at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit, MI. During the 1967 riots in Detroit, an African-American house painter painted the face, hands and feet of the white Sacred Heart of Jesus statue. Over the years, the meaning of the statue has evolved to almost unanimously symbolize Jesus' love for all races. The seminary has steadfastly kept the features of the landmark painted black for four decades.