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An extensive list of websites about Detroit, many created by participants of the Discuss Detroit Forum.

Beyond Detroit:
The best set of links for modern and industrial archaeology on the Internet leads you into outstanding and sublimely beautiful must-see website:
The Photographic Journey of Phillip Buehler


goldbut.gif (496 bytes)  The Modern Ruins Project
Shaun O'Boyle's collections of outstanding photographs of New England Area ruins.

goldbut.gif (496 bytes)  StahlArt
Aachen based Harold Finster's outstanding and large collection of European Ruins from Germany, Belgium, France, and Britain.

goldbut.gif (496 bytes)  Spaces of Dereliction: Industrial Ruins in the UK
"This website is dedicated to the celebration of industrial ruins. These are not the romantic ruins of the countryside and classical Rome. They are messy, dirty and decaying."

goldbut.gif (496 bytes)   DeadMalls.com
The name says it all. A very haunting contemporary ruins site.\

goldbut.gif (496 bytes)   Industrial ArtA terrific site by Belgian Henk van Rensbergen displays some fabulous ruins in Belgium, Havana and Hungary.  Who says Americans have the corner on the historical destruction market.

A large collection of ruins sites largely from the East Coast beautifully photographed by Shaun O'Boyle.

Tour the fabulous ruins of the old west through the eyes of Japanese photographer, Akio Ohki.  Outstanding photography in this prodigious and artful site.

The ruins in St. Louis are featured in this excellent website that has grown in depth and quality to a tell a bittersweet story of St. Louis that Detroiters will sympathize with. Creator Rob Powers says he was inspired by this site.

East coast ruins expeditions are conducted in the beautifully designed site.

Vintage homes and restorations from Toledo.

Preservation site for the 1906 Hudson and Manhattan Railroad Powerhouse.

Tour the ruins of legendary steel town Gary, Indiana in this wonderful new site by Christopher Meyers.

Tour New York's historic Hudson Valley.  Detroit is not the only place where history decays.

"The zine about going places you're not supposed to go" proclaims this cool site. Infiltration offers a mix of the practice and theory of urban exploration in areas not designed for public usage -- like abandoned buildings, drains and catacombs, transit tunnels and more...

goldbut.gif (496 bytes)  Ohio Trespassers
Jay and Amy's interesting and growing collection of urban ruin explorations in Ohio.



Media Reviews

WJR Interview: Podcast
[INTERVIEW STARTS AROUND MINUTE 3]
by Foster Braun

Internet Advisor Show
WJR Radio Detroit
2005

Industrial Ruins, Digital Gallery: An Interview with Lowell Boileau
by Patrick Gallagher
Mr. Beller's Neighborhood
2004

Lowell Boileau, The Fabulous Ruins of Detroit
by Mike Smith
H-Urban website review
1999

Wired Magazine
Dec. 1998

"Het Grootse Verval van Detroit" ["The Grand Decay of Detroit"]
by Jeroen van Bergeijk

DE VPRO GIDS
June 13, 1998

"Soul of the City"
by Mike Betzold
Detroit Sunday Journal
May 17, 1998

"Digital Monuments to the Urban Past"
by Jason Chervokas & Tom Watson

New York Times - CyberTimes
March 1, 1998

"Michigan Website Offers History and Adventure"
By Mike Wendland
Observer Eccentric
March 5, 1998


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