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GooBing Detroit Captures the Quick Decay of a Once Booming Metropolis

By: Meghan Young - Published: • References: goobingdetroit.tumblr & visualnews
Motor City was a bustling metropolis back in the early 1900s and yet that all changed in and around the 60s, GooBing Detroit shows that major changes to the face of the city is still taking place. Using Google Street View Time Machine, GooBing Detroit compares online images between 2009 and 2013 to show just how drastic these changes are. Over a period of four years, buildings are not only left in ruin, they are completely destroyed.

GooBing Detroit offers an incredible perspective about the decay in the United States while also showing how rapidly nature works when it comes to manmade structures left unattended. Visual News points to a great resource for more information, 'The World Without Us.' Stats for Crumbling City Tumblrs Trending: This Quarter & Warm
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