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The Rise and Fall of Babylon

Posted by
Ralph Jones (Detroit, United States) on 18 April 2010 in Architecture and Portfolio.

Speramus meliora; resurget cineribus.
We hope for better things; it will arise from the ashes.

Mission Statement:
To document the city in an attempt to inspire an appreciation and understanding of the uniqueness of Detroit, her buildings, and her people.

Speramus meliora; resurget cineribus.
We hope for better things; it will arise from the ashes.

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Chris Pereira from San Jose, CA, United States

interesting allusion

18 Apr 2010 5:19am

6ft5 from stockholm, Sweden

great ghost town feeling and the seemingly overwhelming clouds!

18 Apr 2010 5:50am

Bettina from United States

Not again! How many times do we need to go through this? :) Great shot.

18 Apr 2010 3:10pm

Gary from Cochise County, United States

Excellent perspective, I love the broken windows. Thanks for the reminder. I 'm with Bettina, will we ever learn?

18 Apr 2010 6:18pm

Tomix from landerneau, France

vertigo!

18 Apr 2010 8:29pm

Sandy Weston from Madison, Maine, United States

Amazing shot and angle of this dinosaur....a sad demise to come, I'm sure :(

18 Apr 2010 9:09pm

Amanda from Jersey City, United States

Powerful view!

18 Apr 2010 11:10pm

☾éline from New York City, United States

I like looking-up-shots ! Nice one !

19 Apr 2010 1:49am

LoulouPix from New York, United States

Nice pic Ralph.
Very Babylon like picture.
Always closer to the sky.

19 Apr 2010 8:12pm

Candid1 from Washington, DC, United States

The angle & composition you shot this totally works. I have to laugh though because I also posted a shot of this with a completely different view from my eye. Mine I shot when I was there in 2005.

6 May 2010 4:22pm

Candid1 from Washington, DC, United States

I also posted another angle view on April 12, 2009. :-)

6 May 2010 4:27pm

Per from Central Florida, United States

What a shame to see an old beauty in such a state. The sky is the perfect match for the building.

15 May 2010 1:35pm