Heidelberg Project creator Tyree Guyton wanted to brighten up the blight.
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We found these floats outside of the Parade Company's headquarters along Mt. Elliot in Detroit.
From a collegiate gothic building to the golden arches.
Eminem loved his teenage Detroit home so much that he took a model of it with him on tour.
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.
Melted plastic dolls, charred metal chairs and soot-covered stuffed animals poked out of the house.
Vacate a building. Leave everything behind. That's the Detroit way.
Once selling for six figures, the houses are on the auction block for as low as a few thousand dollars.
Up for bid: Beautiful colonial homes, abandoned factories, gas stations, churches, a hospital, countless boarded-up bungalows and ornate apartment buildings.
The project is the centerpiece of Bing's plan to demolish 10,000 abandoned buildings in four years.