Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Abandoned Churches Are Eerily Beautiful

The interior of an abandoned church is seen on September 5, 2013 in
Detroit, Michigan. Detroit is struggling with over 78,000 abandoned
homes across 140 square miles and 16% unemployment; in July, the
city declared bankruptcy.
Though churches are normally places where people gather for spiritual fellowship, confession, or for quiet contemplation, these sacred spaces have been abandoned to the elements, their naves and pews standing silent and empty. Nonetheless, they still have a haunting beauty which comes through in these awesome photos.  (more...)

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