Nearly a third of Detroit's homes are vacant, and along with the residences, the city's stately hotels and cultural centers have been abandoned as well, falling into dramatic disrepair, their grand ruins still showing the promises of a once-booming city.

Ruins of Detroit [Yves Marchand & Romain Meffre Photography via Twitter]

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Michigan Central Station

Farwell Building

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Broderick Tower

Whitney Building

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Bank Vault

Ballroom, Fort Wayne Hotel

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East Methodist Church

Library

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Fisher Body 21 Plant

Ballroom, Lee Plaza Hotel

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