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Post by Honor on Sun May 18, 2014 12:27 pm

It's pretty cool. Easier to navigate, and they have this feature that lets you look at street view from different points in time since 2007. It really comes in handy seeing all the changes that have happened in shithole Detroit in the past several years.



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Post by JaysonAych on Mon May 19, 2014 12:40 am

More of this please. That's haunting enough to be oddly beautiful.

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Post by Honor on Mon May 19, 2014 11:21 am

2008
https://www.google.com/maps/@42.390181,-82.952974,3a,75y,272.73h,89.17t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1s1Z9Y9a59n1mNr08pHjp8jA!2e0

2013
https://www.google.com/maps/@42.390181,-82.952974,3a,75y,279.93h,89.46t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1sW5emLcD3W9ORBZrmdQalRQ!2e0




2007
https://www.google.com/maps/@42.365239,-82.936554,3a,75y,63.45h,85.55t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1s1A0HwKVm3iUzSpCoR-IEJA!2e0

2013
https://www.google.com/maps/@42.365235,-82.936552,3a,75y,63.45h,85.55t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1sfSzF0lbKMO6oAmpuIbE22w!2e0




2007
https://www.google.com/maps/@42.375415,-82.947135,3a,75y,218.67h,84.24t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1sDd10BcXhdFmdSGT4cdGBZQ!2e0

2013
https://www.google.com/maps/@42.375395,-82.947121,3a,75y,218.67h,84.24t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1sA_XXq419KMsaGWxyY0sZSw!2e0





2009
https://www.google.com/maps/@42.356248,-83.023415,3a,75y,3.99h,79.4t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1sTuS4a3NjWib7yvShz_hIlg!2e0

2013
https://www.google.com/maps/@42.356243,-83.023431,3a,75y,3.99h,79.4t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1sF320KwrW2jDIjiuH3k2TIQ!2e0




2007
https://www.google.com/maps/@42.365038,-83.004705,3a,75y,259.39h,79.61t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1sTqNEfa9lpTcgzbZrxq1GaA!2e0

2013
https://www.google.com/maps/@42.365039,-83.004705,3a,75y,259.39h,79.61t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1sc_PDyEO851LPJen7mJhI-Q!2e0




2007
https://www.google.com/maps/@42.384549,-82.986239,3a,75y,210.22h,81.34t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1soQc22hNkfIqWkJqH1Yxh4g!2e0

2013
https://www.google.com/maps/@42.384546,-82.986237,3a,75y,210.22h,81.34t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1sZSixKBxkAmOQsZaKbdvpgw!2e0




2008
https://www.google.com/maps/@42.382356,-82.963076,3a,75y,62.45h,86.01t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1sKaiRMlIk5uIwenQ6dEYBGQ!2e0

2013
https://www.google.com/maps/@42.382359,-82.963078,3a,75y,62.45h,86.01t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1sksMK6wkhH76XyF5duP6WhA!2e0



2007
https://www.google.com/maps/@42.376166,-83.036895,3a,75y,347.52h,88.35t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1s3cR51iOjTTaKi6uh-xy7Gg!2e0

2013
https://www.google.com/maps/@42.376165,-83.036897,3a,75y,347.52h,88.35t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1sx8dxZKPuuZYkjGvT1j88iQ!2e0


2007
https://www.google.com/maps/@42.348029,-83.002371,3a,75y,71.13h,81.62t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1svUkQqQxt6f3N9IyZXAF4mg!2e0

2013
https://www.google.com/maps/@42.34803,-83.002371,3a,75y,71.13h,81.62t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1saY2HRunAWQogI1X3olBImg!2e0


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Post by Honor on Mon May 19, 2014 11:25 am

It's amazing. You can basically just pick a random street and see how it has transformed to a dilapidated pile of shit. Seems like hardly any of it has gotten better or stayed the same. It is really sad what that city has become.
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Post by JaysonAych on Tue May 20, 2014 1:41 am

Really interesting to see, thanks!

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Post by Honor on Tue May 20, 2014 2:28 pm

There is a whole website of abandoned places in Detroit if you're interested.

http://www.detroiturbex.com/content/index.html
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Post by Swerve on Wed May 21, 2014 4:40 am

I can't see half the pics but was the Packard plant the one they're selling or was it Duesenberg or something?

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Post by Talon on Wed May 21, 2014 8:24 pm

What a pos
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Post by Talon on Wed May 21, 2014 8:26 pm

Honor wrote:There is a whole website of abandoned places in Detroit if you're interested.

http://www.detroiturbex.com/content/index.html

The Now and Then school... holy shit.
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Post by Honor on Wed May 21, 2014 9:20 pm

You could put alot of the blame on the UAW for what happened to Detroit.
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Post by Honor on Wed May 21, 2014 9:37 pm

Swerve wrote:I can't see half the pics but was the Packard plant the one they're selling or was it Duesenberg or something?



Yeah I think they put it up for sale a couple times. So far nobody's done anything with it.

Watch these idiots push a dump truck off the fourth floor. The dude jacking it up is lucky he didn't get crushed when it fell backwards.

That's gotta be the only city in the country where you could do something like that and not get seen by the cops / arrested.

http://live.wsj.com/video/how-to-push-a-dump-truck-out-a-window/D303746F-E29F-49EE-97C5-FC679F9BA3BD.html#!D303746F-E29F-49EE-97C5-FC679F9BA3BD
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Post by 1300ZUK on Sun May 25, 2014 9:41 pm

Honor wrote:You could put alot of the blame on the UAW for what happened to Detroit.

no you can't, thats a fable. UAW is only one of many issues that caused the downfall of detroit. Likely a minor issue.

And there are places in detroit better now than 5 years ago, too.


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Post by 1300ZUK on Sun May 25, 2014 9:43 pm

Honor wrote:
Swerve wrote:I can't see half the pics but was the Packard plant the one they're selling or was it Duesenberg or something?




Yeah I think they put it up for sale a couple times. So far nobody's done anything with it.


That packard plant has been sold, some rich guy from peru? bought it, wants to turn it into a mixed retail, gokart, and housing.  :lolplus: 

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Post by JaysonAych on Mon May 26, 2014 2:44 am

1300ZUK wrote:
Honor wrote:You could put alot of the blame on the UAW for what happened to Detroit.


no you can't, thats a fable. UAW is only one of many issues that caused the downfall of detroit. Likely a minor issue.

And there are places in detroit better now than 5 years ago, too.


Yeah, I'd like to think "the big three making shitty inefficient cars via shitty inefficient internal processes for decades" and "always being woefully unprepared for and/or unwilling to respond to shifts in what the market wanted" had a bit more influence in what caused Detroit's downfall.

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Post by Honor on Mon May 26, 2014 10:34 pm

I thought part of the reason they started making the shitty cars was because of being forced to still pay high wages and pensions to the factory workers which was no longer feasible because of foreign competition increasing.
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Post by Pennzoil GT-R on Tue May 27, 2014 11:11 am

Honor wrote:I thought part of the reason they started making the shitty cars was because of being forced to still pay high wages and pensions to the factory workers which was no longer feasible because of foreign competition increasing.

It was. Same thing that killed off the UK car industry, amongst others.

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Post by JaysonAych on Mon Jun 02, 2014 12:55 am

More Detroit dilapidation:

https://imgur.com/gallery/YwKHO

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