No, this isnt post Katrina New Orleans… And no, there is no water nearby this place either.
Just lots of “land boats” as I call them.
This house sits in one of the hundreds of ghost town areas in Detroit. Places where streets are abandoned, or just blocked off – places where few houses remain and wildlife and anarchy have over run the area.
CLICK HERE to see the area satellite photo from 2002 – it doesnt look much better back then.
These blown out houses are some of the most dangerous things in the City, many have the natural gas utility still left on. I can not tell you how many I have seen that are just left gushing gas into the open air. Whole blocks of them.
This former residence sits in a wide open ghetto prairie, with almost no viable structures anywhere in sight.
I disturbed a large ghetto pheasant tromping through the prairie grass.
Somebody “torched” a car here: i.e. burning it probably for insurance fraud.
Heres a Google Maps satellite image of this hood: