Detroit at night: Exploring dark neighborhoods, downtown’s bright lights (photos)
At dark, Detroit becomes a different city.
Only about half of its 88,000 street lights work, leaving many neighborhoods in the dark. Other areas, like downtown, pop with colorful lights from beautiful buildings.
All photos by Steve Neavling. Page 1 of 2.
This street off of Mack Avenue is dark except for a porch light.
This block on the east side has no working streetlights.
Abandoned Cattleman’s Meat Co. in Eastern Market
A working streetlight illuminates an abandoned house.
Store at Mack and Mt. Elliot
Corner of Gratiot Avenue is dark.
Heidelberg Project’s Penny House, which was burned down last year.
Abandoned “super market” on Detroit’s east side