This relates directly to our discussion about downtown Baltimore and what could be done about abandoned buildings. Do you think demolition is the answer, or are there other alternatives that might work better to revitalize a city?
“Even when the demolitions are complete, Detroit will still have a huge problem on its hands. The city has roughly 90,000 abandoned or vacant homes and residential lots, according to Data Driven Detroit, a nonprofit that tracks demographic data for the city.”
I also found this guy’s photoblog with 100 abandoned houses documented. It is stark:
Image from: http://www.flickr.com/photos/jencaruso/4366527297/