Abandoned Detroit: Vacant Schools

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Abandoned Detroit: Vacant Schools provides an in-depth look into Detroit’s most infamous crumbling schools and decaying educational infrastructure. A city that was once bustling with life with full neighborhoods now sits in disrepair. Schools with beautifully decorated hallways and packed classrooms are now left vacant and forgotten, and chalkboards are still etched with lessons that will never be taught again. Students’ creative art projects sit idle, collecting dust, never to receive their final grade. Brilliant photos reveal tales left behind and uncover the history of the rise and fall of Detroit’s educational boom. Readers will see the Motor City in a way that is seldom seen. Abandoned Detroit has history that is uncovered and showcased by stunning images from urban photographer Tony Vienneau. The history of these schools will never be forgotten and there are always lessons to be learned within their walls.
ISBN: 9781634991582
Format: Paperback
Publisher: America Through Time
State: Michigan
Images: 115
Pages: 96
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
TONY VIENNEAU is a local Detroit photographer and videographer. He has always been interested in history and has a spirit for adventure. From an early age, he was trying to travel and find interesting and fun places in the Detroit area to explore. After he took interest in photography, he began his career of uncovering and documenting abandoned buildings throughout Michigan. His work also included videography through his media group named Detroit Exploration, which focused mainly on filming cinematic and detailed video throughout these vacant buildings. After the success of his work in Detroit, Tony began traveling America to broaden his collection of abandoned photography.
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