Abandoned mansion in Detroit

Detroit mansion

This is one of the many houses that have been abandoned in central Detroit as the city lost first its wealthy residents and then suffered an overall population decline as industry left the city during and after the recession of the 1970s and 1980s. Write a line or two in response to this picture as an exercise in working with the blog. If you’re feeling adventurous, reblog it on your own site and make some comments there.