Somebody's Crazy Enough To Want Detroit's Greatest Automotive Ruin

It's completely far-fetched and has a snowball's chance of materializing, but a Chicago developer is apparently willing to pony up nearly $1 million to purchase the Packard Plant site in Detroit, the city's #2 most-famous ruin porn star. » 7/18/13 8:55pm 7/18/13 8:55pm

'Beautiful Architecture' Instgrammers Call Detroiters 'Ghetto, Hideous'

With more than 342,000 followers on Instagram, blight photographer "tonydetroit" is the de facto Detroit ruin porn king of the photo-sharing site. And so long as you stroke his ego with breathless compliments, he'll keep delivering the goods. » 6/17/13 4:32pm 6/17/13 4:32pm

Now You Too Can Buy A Shining Symbol Of Detroit Ruin

Have you ever wanted to possess your very own symbol of American decay? Something that says "we used to build a lot of cars, but now we build less of them?" A real fixer-upper? Well now you can, as the old Packard Plant in Detroit is coming up on the auction block, and the bidding starts at just $975,000. » 6/09/13 10:02am 6/09/13 10:02am

Meet Allan Hill, The Man Who Lives In Detroit's Abandoned Packard Auto…

Perhaps the biggest shortcoming of Detroit "ruin porn" is it inherently ignores the very real people who still live in the city. Now there's a convergence — the amazing story of Allan Hill, the man who legally lives inside the city's abandoned Packard Auto Plant. » 4/11/12 10:30am 4/11/12 10:30am