Beautifully Mashed-Up Photos Show The Glory And Wreckage Of Detroit

English: City seal of Detroit, Michigan.

In light of the Detroit bankruptcy here is a great art project that shows a bit of before and after. The Detroit Now and Then project artfully combines vintage photos of the city with images of what’s there now, providing a poignant reminder of what the city was, what it is now and–maybe–what it could be again.

Several years after the original Cass Tech High School in downtown Detroit was abandoned, a local photographer sifting through the ruins found decades of the school’s storied history in the chaos of what had been the yearbook room on the fourth floor. I

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