A house inscribed with writing on the roof.
This skateboard park was built with a $30,000 grant from the Tony Hawk Foundation. The foundation seeks to foster lasting improvements in society, with an emphasis on supporting and empowering youth in disadvantaged communities.
Claire lives in this house with her mother Mary. After a divorce and losing her house to foreclosure, Mary moved to Detroit into this abandoned house where she has been squating for the past two years. The owner of the property owes back taxes of over $7500 and is in default. It is likely that the property will be siezed by the city and put up for public auction, threatening the possibility that Mary and Claire will be evicted.
Leon's version of the Sistine Chapel, Detroit style! There were also dolphins, mermaids, jet liners, flying birds, and Columbus discovering the new world in the room too.
This entrance was part of another building next door that had a sign out front that said "Holy Prayer Way". I think it might be the private entrance to the pastor's house. I've never seen a doorway as simple as this and yet so profound.
Tom established and built his first dwelling on top of this cement abutment about 13 years ago after finding himself homeless. He has since built two other structures and now he's in the process of building his third one, a 16 X 16 foot building, also on top of the abutment. He recycles discarded construction materials to build his houses.
Craig, an elderly man was living in the doorway of an abandoned senior citizens complex across from Cass Park.
Tony currently owns over three hundred suits.
A group of local volunteers come together to clean up one of the worst streets in the city.