Detroit News Building1 by Steve Neavling / 324 days ago / @mcmuckraker Share This Facebook 0 Tweet Previous article Subscribe to the Muckraker Report to receive our weekly newsletter Latest gallery | view all Slide 1 of Steve Neavling Heidelberg Project creator Tyree Guyton wanted to brighten up the blight. Steve Neavling We found these floats outside of the Parade Company's headquarters along Mt. Elliot in Detroit. Steve Neavling From a collegiate gothic building to the golden arches. Steve Neavling Eminem loved his teenage Detroit home so much that he took a model of it with him on tour. Steve Neavling Over the past two months, we've chronicled what's left of the plant – blocks of crumbling buildings, ravaged by scrappers, fire and extreme weather. Steve Neavling Melted plastic dolls, charred metal chairs and soot-covered stuffed animals poked out of the house. Steve Neavling Vacate a building. Leave everything behind. That's the Detroit way. Steve Neavling Once selling for six figures, the houses are on the auction block for as low as a few thousand dollars. Steve Neavling Up for bid: Beautiful colonial homes, abandoned factories, gas stations, churches, a hospital, countless boarded-up bungalows and ornate apartment buildings. Steve Neavling The project is the centerpiece of Bing's plan to demolish 10,000 abandoned buildings in four years.